Ash Gourd Winter Melon Seeds | Benincasa hispida

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Ash Gourd can be grown from seeds easily. You will receive healthy seeds from us then you have to sow the seeds 2.5-5cm deep in good soil in groups of 4 seeds. Please make sure of spacing in groups 100-150cm apart in rows spaced 250cm apart. Water regularly but not much. You can thin seedlings to 5cm or 7cm in each group when leaves develop in the creeper of Ash Gourd. The Ash Gourds grow well on trellises or supports, keeping the fruits off the ground. It can be grown in pots, ground, or seedling trays. 


Growing Ash gourds indoors is very easy but it takes time. Ash Gourd cannot tolerate frosts but grows well in warm mild climates. So do not try to grow in winter. In Ash Gourd, creeper flowering begins anywhere from 50 to 100 days after sowing. Then the immature gourds can be encountered about a week after the flowers appear. When the immature gourd appears to care a little bit more but they also can be cooked. 


Ash gourd is native to Japan and is found commonly throughout India and Bangladesh. Ash gourd has low calories that help to lose weight. And it has high fiber, and high water contents may help improve your digestion and promote a healthy body weight. It is told that ash gourd can be the best choice if you want to lose weight.  Moreover, ash gourd is a good source of soluble fiber.

Note: Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.


  • Product type: Ash Gourd Seeds
  • Season: January-March
  • Feature: Healthy
  • Soil: Fertile
  • Harvest Takes: 90-100 days


  • Ireland & Northern Ireland: Orders placed before 4 p.m. will be delivered the next day, otherwise usually 2 Working days.
  • Rest of the World : 3-11 Working Days

GARDEN PARADISE SEEDS is highly committed to our customers, we stand behind our products and customers. Our ultimate goal is to satisfy every customer, from the moment you purchase our products throughout its lifetime.


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