Other Name: white-flowered gourd
Period/Seasonal Colour: smooth skin resembling a large zucchini of yellow green colour
Height: 30cm dia and 40cm height grow bags
Where To Plant: Bottle gourd can be grown in ground in your garden or in pot.
When To Plant: Bottle gourd is a summer growing vegetable
How To Plant: Raise the seedlings in a 4 inch pot indoors or in ground by sowing 2 seeds, half inch deep. Keep the pot moist. You can soak the seeds in water overnight to speed up germinationIn about 10 days.
Added Benefits: Bottle gourd or lauki is low in calories and a very good source of potassium. It has many health benefits (health benefits of bottle gourd juice)
Tips: In late spring, transfer the plant to the prepared bed containing compost and manure.. Water regularly. They need plenty of water in the growing season but hate wet feet.