Luffa Sweet Honey




Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus: Luffa
Luffa, Sponge Gourd


The sweet honey sponge gourd is specially selected variety, vigorous and prolific. Fruit is green in color, 2 in wide and 10 in long, weighing up to 8 oz. It has excellent taste. Maturity is in 45 days after transplanting.  Well, known vine in the pumpkin family produces fruit that is edible when young. When fully ripe, and after cleaning and drying, the elongated fruit can be used as a natural sponge. The plant is easy to grow and responds to exactly the same care as cucumbers or pumpkins. Luffa gourds have a long growing season of 100 to 180 frost-free days until harvest. If you live in an area with a short growing season, you can start seeds indoors four weeks prior to transplanting outdoors. Easy to grow.

Reproduction: By seed
Pre-treatment: Soak seeds in warm water overnight before planting.
Sowing: In the spring, at a depth of 2-3 cm
Germination: Temperature 20-25 ° C, germinates in 7-14 days
Location: Direct light, moderate humidity
Hardiness zone:- , Does not tolerate frost

Additional information


10 seeds


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