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Bottle Gourd Dark Long Seeds

(Pack contains avg. of 3gm 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: 1-1.5 m
Germination: 6 - 8 Days
Maturity: 60 - 90 Days
Viability: 2-4 Years


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Description

Dark Bottle Gourd is a nutritious and delicious vegetable that is widely grown in tropical and subtropical regions. It is a vine-like plant that bears elongated, bottle-shaped fruits with a dark green outer skin and white inner flesh. The fruit has a mild, sweet taste and is often used in various culinary preparations.

 

Botanical Name: Lagenaria siceraria

 

Family: Cucurbitaceae

 

Plant Morphology: Dark Bottle Gourd is a vigorous climbing plant that can grow up to 5-6 meters in length. It has large, lobed leaves that are heart-shaped and deeply cut. The flowers are large, funnel-shaped, and yellow in color. The fruit is elongated, cylindrical, and bottle-shaped, with a smooth, dark green outer skin and a white inner flesh. The seeds are flat, white, and numerous.

 

Soil and Climatic Requirement: Dark Bottle Gourd thrives well in well-drained, fertile, and sandy loam soils. It requires a warm and humid climate to grow and is sensitive to frost. The ideal temperature for growth is between 20-35°C.

 

Crop Duration: 90-120 days

 

Cropping Season: January - March, June - August

 

Planting Type: Direct sowing or transplanting

 

Spacing: Spacing for Hybrid variety: Row to Row - 2-3 m, Plant to Plant - 1-1.5 m

 

Depth of Sowing: 2-3 cm

 

Germination Period: 6-8 days

 

Hours of Sunlight Required: Full sunlight

 

Watering: Regular watering is required for the first 2-3 weeks after planting. After that, the frequency of watering can be reduced to once a week.

 

Companion Crops: Maize, Cowpea, Soybean, Pigeon pea

 

Seeds Treatment: Soak the seeds in water for 24 hours before sowing.

 

Harvesting: The fruit is ready for harvest when it turns dark green and develops a hard outer skin. It is usually harvested when it is 12-15 inches long. The fruit should be cut off the vine with a sharp knife, leaving a short stem. It can be stored for 2-3 weeks in a cool and dry place.

 

Problems of Dark Bottle Gourd Cultivation:

 

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

 

Diseases: Powdery mildew, downy mildew, gummy stem blight, and mosaic virus.

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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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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.

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