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Loofah

Loofah

Seed Packet

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Heat loving vine that produces fruit which can be eaten fresh or dried to make a natural sponge.

Luffa aegyptiaca 
Seed Packet (10 Seeds approx.) 

Sow When: September - January (Perth region, WA) 
Germination: 4-14 Days. 18-28oC soil temperature. Soak seed in cold water overnight (8-12 hours). Soaking seeds will soften the hard outer shell which will result in higher germination rates. Germination time can vary and will 
Sow: Direct in garden. 2cm deep. Soak seed in cold water for 8-12 hours. 
Rows: Trellis required - 2m high. 
Spacing:
50cm 
Position: Full sun (6+ hours direct sunlight)
Soil: 6.0-7.0 pH 
Harvest: 110+ days. 
Best sown before: September 2022

Seeds from this batch have been germination tested and should achieve a high germination rate when stored correctly and sown in accordance with the above instructions.

Status: Untreated, Open-pollinated.

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