Approximately 8 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - annual
Flower: frag. YELLOW, noct.
Fruit: gourd 20-60cm. long
Foliage: palm. 5-7 lobed, 11x17cm.
Common names for Luffa acutangula:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
1: Species in Stock at B and T
34: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List
36: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
39: Climbing Plant Seeds
51: Chinese Native and Introduced Plants
55: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
83: Vegetable Seed List
191: Tropical Shrubs and Trees
699: Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs
952: Wholesale Selection
Luffa acutangula seeds will usually germinate in 15-29 days. Sow seeds about 6mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 25°C.
Sow on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)