Luffa Seeds

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Luffa Seeds

Called "dish-rag gourds" once-upon-a-time, about the most useful things you can grow plus fast shade from these heat loving vines!

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Beautiful flowers and practical fruit, one of the most satisfying plants you can grow. A good choice for fast shade around a sunny wall or deck.


Other Names:Chinese Okra, Dish-Rag Gourd, Sponge Gourd
Flowers:Large Bright Yellow flowers, Summer until Frost.
Foliage:Profusion of large leaves.
Fruit:Fruits resemble large cucumbers. Edible when 3
Lifecycle:1    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Container Planting:no

Cultural Requirements:

USDA Zones:5 to 11
Soil:widely adapted.
Propagation / Germination:Soak Seeds overnight. Direct Sow after danger of frost and soil warms. Requires a trellis for best fruiting.
Sun:Full sun to filtered sun.
Water:Keep well watered. Mulch to maintain moisture.
Pests and Diseases:Not disease prone.

Our Products are Grown and Processed with no Chemicals and Minimum use of Petroleum Engines.

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