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Product ID: 2725

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Southeast Asian bitter gourd.

Light green fruits are cucumber-shaped and avg. 8" long with pebbly skin. Vietnamese type. Avg. 2,100 seeds/lb. Packet: 10 seeds.


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Gourds

CULTURE: Grow like melons and cucumbers, direct seeded or transplanted.
TRANSPLANTING: Sow indoors in 2" plug trays, 3 seeds/cell, 4-5 weeks before weather is warm and settled. Keep temp. above 70°F (21°C) day and 60°F (16°C) night. Transplant 2' apart in rows 6' apart. Do not disturb roots when transplanting. Plants cannot survive frost.
DIRECT SEEDING: For snake and bitter gourds sow 2-3 seeds every 12-18" , thinning to 1 plant per spot. For bottle gourds sow 2-3 seeds every 24-36", thinning to 1 plant per spot.
DAYS TO MATURITY: From transplants; add about 10 days if direct seeding.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: Snake Gourds (at 2 seeds/ft., rows 6' apart): 61'/oz., 500'/1,000 seeds, 1 lb./987', 7.4 lb./acre.
Bitter Gourds (at 2 seeds/ft., rows 6' apart): 62'/oz., 500'/1,000 seeds, 1 lb./1,000', 7.3 lb./acre.
Bottle Gourds (at 1 seed/ft., rows 6' apart): 196'/oz., 1000'/1,000 seeds, 1 lb./1,000', 4.6 lb./acre.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/LB.: Snake Gourd: Avg. 2,000; Bitter Gourd: Avg. 2,200; Bottle Gourd: Avg. 3,300.
PACKET: 10 seeds.


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