Asian vegetable seed "Calabash Long" Edible bottle gourd Gaguava bean,opo,lauki
- Warm season annual
- Maturity: Approx. 100 days
- Planting season: Late spring/early summer
- Cultivation: Needs a long, warm growing season. Prepare fertile, well drained soil. Sow seeds in late spring/early summer after last frost in a warm, sunny location. Hill planting: Form soil into a 1-ft. diameter mound 3-4" tall. Space mounds 4-6' apart. On each mound plant 3 seeds. Row planting: See spacing info in chart. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Train to climb a vertical support for better air circulation, straighter fruit and ease of harvest or leave to sprawl on the ground. May need hand pollinating.