Description for Bottle round gourd
The bottle gourd belongs to the cucumber family and originated in India, and is now available in most parts of the world. Bottle gourd comes in different shapes, the most common being the bottle-shaped (Gol Ghiya) and round gourd. The sizes vary from six inches in length to more than six feet.
Common name calabash, cucuzza, sorakaya, lauki, doodhi, and gol ghiya
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: Summer
Max reachable height: Height: 10-12 feet Spread: 12 feet
Difficulty to grow. Easy to grow
Planting and care
July and January is the suitable time for sowing Bottle gourd. Organic manure is mixed at the time of bed preparation or pot filling. Seeds are sown at 2.5 x 2 m spacing. After sowing, bed or pot mixture should be moist.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: Sandy loam soils rich in organic matter with good drainage.Water: Moderately
Temperature: This crop requires a moderately warm temperature. 24 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply a side dressing of 3 lbs. of 19-19-19 fertilizer per 100 square feet of the garden when the vines start to run.
Caring for Bottle gourd round
Weeding can be done by hoeing as and when necessary.
Common name(s) : calabash, cucuzza, sorakaya, lauki, doodhi, and ghiya
Flower colours : -White
Bloom time : Summer
Max reacahble height : Height: 10-12 feet Spread: 12 feet
Difficulty to grow : Easy to grow
A pack contains 20 seeds