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Luffa Gourd Seeds

Just rub off the skin of this squash and you have a sponge

Item # 00900-PK-P1
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Genus Cucurbita
Species cylindrica
Variety Luffa
Item Form (P) Pkt of 25 seeds
Bloom Start to End Early Summer - Late Summer
Days to Maturity 100
Fruit Color Green
Habit Vining
Seeds Per Pack 25
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Direct Sow, Easy Care Plants, Trellises
Bloom Color Yellow
Foliage Color Dark Green
Harvest Season Early Fall, Late Summer
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Disease Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Ornamental, Outdoor, Vines and Climbers

Review Summary
(Based on 2 Reviews)

4.5 star rating
Overall Rating: 4.5 / 5.0


4 star rating
SUPER long vines, fun plant
chrissy from NY wrote on April 15, 2012

Living in Western NY the growing season is a bit short but if planted in a warm sunny location it will grow. Lots of room is needed for the super long vines. I simply wrap it around and around a trellis. and around and around and around....... fun thing to grow.

5 star rating
Grow luffa for your parrots
YoYo's Mum from CA wrote on February 07, 2012

I've grown luffa for my parrots. They love them so much! They chew it, rub on it, bite it, hang from it & never seem to get tired of it. Big parrot to canaries & finches find them irresistible.

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