Trichosanthes Cucumerina Seeds | Snake Gourd
HOW TO GROW FROM SEEDS
Snake Gourd grows very well from seeds. You can start the seeds of Snake Gourd indoors early after soaking overnight to increase germination time. Simply place the cracked seeds into a bowl of warm water and place it on top of the refrigerator or in another warm location. Transplant outside in soil with well-mixed organic matter and topsoil. After soaking the seeds, you can also plant them in a moist seed-starting mix in large flower pots or peat pots. Cover the pots with plastic wrap to hold the moisture in. Now let's know how to care for it.
CARE AFTER GERMINATION
You don't need to worry so much about the Snake Gourd. Once you plant Snake gourds in the garden, water twice a week or when the soil is dry to the touch. Adding a side dressing of compost three weeks after planting the seedlings provides additional nutrients as the gourd vines grow. The Snake gourd plants need a large trellis to support their fruits. It may take around 40-50 days for harvesting Snake Gourd.
SNAKE GOURD'S BENEFITS
Snake Gourd has a lot of health benefits. This is a rich source of dietary fibers to aid in digestion. Snake Gourd also has significant amounts of vitamins C and E and antioxidants, which improve skin and hair health and remove harmful free radicals from injuring the healthy cells in the body. Overall Snake Gourd is one of the most beneficial vegetables.
Note: Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.
- Name: Snake Gourd
- Kingdom: Plantae
- Harvest: 40-50 days
- USDA Zones: 10
- Soil Type: Moist
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