Loofah, organic seeds
|Scientific name:||Luffa aegyptiaca|
|Botanic family:||The Squash Family - Cucurbitaceae|
|Days to maturity:||120|
|Sowing time:||Pre-cultivate: March–April|
|Sowing depth:||1-2 cm|
|Germination time:||10-20 days|
|Plant spacing:||25-35 cm|
|Row spacing:||60-80 cm|
SpacingBetween the plants 25-35 cm, between the rows 60-80 cm. The climbing vines of the cucumber needs to be bound up.
Let the fruit ripen completely on the plant and harvest just before the first frost in autumn. Let the fruits ripe and dry indoors in a warm and airy place. Then peel the fruit carefully and let it dry for a while so that you can shake out the seeds. Loofah is an excellent alternative to plastic-based sponges.