About Hybrid Bottle Gourd seeds
Bottle gourd is an annual climber with large leaves and white flower. It is also known as lauki, dudhi and Bhim. There are several shapes in bottle gourd, namely
Here are few steps which will guide you grow a healthy organic bottle gourd in containers as well as in your garden patch.
Step 1: From seeds to Planting
Start your plantation before summer (two weeks before) as they are warm season plants. When it comes to choose, Bottle gourd seeds online India make sure you buy the seeds from a trusted supplier and its good practice to go through the reviews and be guided by an experienced person when it can be all about buy Organic bottle gourd seeds online India and getting information about growing.
Bottle guard requires a minimum temperature of 18°C during early growth, select a place to sow the seeds where there are enough sunlight and space for the plant to grow, start with a seedling tray later you can transplant it to a huge container or onto your garden patch in cause you have enough space around your place.
Step 2: Choosing the pot/land and soil
Bottle gourd can be grown in ground or in pot if you plant bottle gourd In a pot, say about 20 inches in depth and 20 inches in width of the container size is better. You can even grow in grow bags of the same size. Keep the container in a sunny spot. Place one plant per container/pot as Bottle gourd is climber/creeping plant you will have to give support with a fence or stick called as a trellis of about 6-8 ft high for the plant to grow. You can even make use of compound wall for the plant's support by tying the plants stem with threads.
Never use soil found around your place for growing, as it lacks in nutrients. If you want to use soil alone check our organic fertilizer else coco peat based potting mix which holds fertilizer as well as compost content in it. The major advantage of using coco peat based potting mix is it retains moisture content and you will not have to invest for fertilizer/compost
Step 3: Watering and taking care till Harvest
Regular watering is a must as it is grown in summer make sure the plant doesn’t dry up, water twice a day. We recommend you to use coco peat potting mix as it holds moisture content for a long period it works similar to a sponge. At times of rain, water every five days depending on the plant as the rain water flows into the plant directly. Avoid over-watering and under-watering and don’t let the plant get dried and nor water should stand around the plant which weakens the stems of the plant.
The fruit should be harvested when they are still green and tender. You can use a sharp knife to cut the fruits from the vine. Delay in harvesting may cause the gourd to become hard. The fruits should be washed thoroughly in water before using.
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