Luffa Angled Seeds "Bonanza" (Asian vegetable) Edible Luffa,Chinese okra

by Luffa
$ 3.49
SKU P8608S
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Luffa Angled Seeds "Bonanza" (Asian vegetable) Edible Luffa,Chinese okra, Fruit are 18" long, Shoots and flower buds can be eaten !

250-400 seeds pes oz
Luffa Angled - Bonanza (Luffa acutangula) angled luffa, Chinese okra, dish cloth gourd, ridged gourd, sponge gourd, vegetable gourd
Also know as Chinese okra, this vigorous productive plant produces a high yield of edible fruit on strong, lateral branches. Fruit are 18” long, 2"€ in diameter and weigh just under a pound. The
Green-colored, ridged fruit is tender and tasty and matures 45 days after the flower sets.
This Asian vegetable is also called...
China: cee gwa, si gua, tsee gwa , ling chiao si qua, sze kwa, you lin si gua
India: jhingta tori, kalitori, torai
Indonesia: ewes, gambas, hoyong, jingi, ketala manis, oyong, petola
Japan: ito uri, tokado hechima
Malaysia: ketola, petola sagi, petola segi
Philippines: cabatiti, patola, patola tagalog
Sri Lanka: veta kola
Thailand: boap liam
Vietnam: muop huong, muop khia
Cultivation: Requires a long, warm growing season. Prepare fertile, well drained soil. Sow seeds in spring/early summer after last frost in a warm, sunny location. The seed coat is hard and should be soaked in warm water for 24 hours or lightly scarified before sowing. Hill planting: Form soil into a 1-ft. diameter mound 3-4’ tall. Space mounds 4-6’ apart. On each mound plant 1-2 seeds. Row planting: See spacing info in chart. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Hand pollination may be necessary. Train to climb a vertical support for better air circulation, straighter fruit and ease of harvest. To process for luffa sponges, allow gourds to hang on the vine until they are fully mature and the skin dries and hardens. Remove skin and seeds.

Materials: pies instead of pumpkins,garden,heirloom,Squash,Winter,Edible bottle gourd,Asian vegetable,Calabash Gourd Seeds

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