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Apple Gourd (Tinda) Seeds
Apple Gourd (Tinda) Seeds

Apple Gourd (Tinda) Seeds

(Pack contains avg. of 5-10gm seeds)
₹ 100.00
(Inclusive of all taxes)
Temperature: 20-30℃
Season: Throughout The Year
Optimal pH: 6.5 - 7.5
Sowing: Transplant or Direct
Spacing: 20 - 22"
Germination: 5-10 Days
Maturity: 60 - 90 Days
Viability: 2-4 Years


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Description

Apple gourd, also known as Indian baby pumpkin or tinda, is a popular vegetable in Indian cuisine. The fruit is small, round and green in color, resembling a small apple, hence the name. The flesh is white, tender, and has a mild flavor that is perfect for curries, stir-fries, and soups.

 

Botanical Name: Praecitrullus fistulosus

 

Family: Cucurbitaceae

 

Plant morphology: Apple gourd is a vine plant that can grow up to 6-8 feet tall. The leaves are large, lobed, and dark green. The fruit is round, about 3-4 inches in diameter, and has a smooth, thin skin. The flesh is white and contains small, soft seeds.

 

Soil and Climatic Requirement: Apple gourd can be grown in a wide range of soils, but it thrives best in sandy loam or clay loam soils. The pH level of the soil should be between 6.5 and 7.5. Apple gourd is a warm-season crop that requires full sunlight. It can be grown in both tropical and subtropical regions.

 

Crop Duration: 60-90 days

 

Cropping Season: Throughout the year

 

Planting Type: Direct sowing or transplanting

 

Spacing: The distance between rows should be 6-8 feet, and the distance between plants should be 2-3 feet.

 

Depth of sowing: 1 inch

 

Germination Period: 5-10 days

 

Hours of Sunlight Required: Full sunlight

 

Watering: Apple gourd requires regular watering to keep the soil moist. Watering should be reduced when the fruit starts to mature.

 

Companion Crops: Tomatoes, cucumbers, corn, and beans.

 

Seed Treatment: Soak the seeds in water for 24 hours before sowing to improve germination.

 

Harvesting: Apple gourd is ready to harvest when the fruit reaches a diameter of 3-4 inches. The fruit should be harvested when it is still green and tender. Delayed harvesting results in a tough and bitter fruit.

 

Problems of Apple Gourd cultivation:

 

Pests: Fruit fly, aphids, whiteflies, mites, and mealybugs.

 

Diseases: Powdery mildew, downy mildew, and bacterial wilt.

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  • We offer no-hassle returns or exchanges within 7 days of receiving your order
  • Returned items must have no visible signs of wear or use
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Additional Info
  • Manufacturer: Vedonic, +91-9660866010 or info@vedonic.com
  • Packer: Vedonic, +91-9660866010 or info@vedonic.com
  • Country of Origin: Made in India
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Disclaimer:
The productiveness of any seed we sell is subject to your local climatic conditions, the sowing method you adopt, and your commitment to the planting process. We give no warranty, expressed or implied, and are in no way responsible for the produce.

For more information on the optimum conditions required for growing seeds in your region, please contact us at, info@vedonic.com or Whatsapp us at, +91 9660839759
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