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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Luffa cylindrica is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual climber
Flower or inflorescence:
YELLOW, cor. to 9cm. dia.
gourd 30-60cm. long...(germ. 1-4 weeks, grow like cucumber, but warmer)
palm. 3-5 lobed, -20cm., climbing - trailing plant, ~ ornamental
|Height, in meters: 15
Height, in feet: 49.50
|Luffa cylindrica sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Luffa cylindrica:
Common names for Luffa cylindrica:
|(Ayurv: juv.fr.raw,bile flow,lactation), (TCM: rheumatism), Dhundul, Dishcloth Gourd, Loofah, Luffa, Schwammgurke, Si gua luo, Sponge Gourd,|
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B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Luffa cylindrica seeds will usually germinate in 15-29 days.
Sow Luffa cylindrica seeds 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)