Bottle Gourd Bulb Seeds
One vegetable that your well-balanced meal needs are the Bottle Gourd or the calabash gourd. Bottle Gourd is a vine belonging to the Cucurbita family that is cultivated for its fruit.
Bottle Gourd is also known as Calabash. It has light green smooth skin and white flesh. It is an excellent low-calorie vegetable that is packed. with all essential minerals and vitamins.
|Plant||Large plant, Vine|
|Maturity||Harvest starts from 70-80 days from sowing|
|Environment||Well-drained red loamy soil. Natural full sunlight.|
|Height after growth||1 foot|
|Planting Season||Summer Season|
|Watering||Daily, Water whenever surface soil is dry.|
|Planting & Growing Instructions||Direct seeds sowing. Sow the seeds 2 cm deep. Regularly apply nutrients and plant protection. Bed Sowing in 24 inches to 3 feet distance.|
The bottle gourd plant is not growing fruits?
Insufficient pollination is a big factor that can hamper the growth of bottle gourds. If sufficient pollination does not take place, the female flower will grow initially but will die and fall off eventually. To increase pollination you can opt for hand pollination using a brush.
Why are my bottle-gourd seedlings wilting?
Overwatering is the main cause of wilting. Too much water can drown your seedlings and deprive their roots of air, which leads to wilting and your seedlings might eventually die.
Why are my Bottle gourd seeds not germinating?
Growing conditions like moisture, improper soil temperature, overwatering or under watering can all be a reason why your seeds are not germinating.
Copyright © 2021 One Step Solutions. All rights reserved.