Also known as sponge gourd, Egyptian cucumber, smooth luffa, climbing okra, or dishrag gourd.
|Germination||direct sow 1 in. deep after last frost, in colder climates start indoors in peat pots (2-4 weeks before last frost), gourds don't like their roots disturbed|
|Uses||edible*(fruit, leaves, oil, seeds), medicinal*, utility (containers, oil)|
|Breed Status||Open Pollinated|
|Seeds Per Oz.||≈ 310|
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