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(Luffa aegyptica)

The bathroom sponge and back scrubber. When dry, cut off the end and shake out seeds. Originating from central America, grows on a vine and produces heavily, fruit eaten when young at 10-15cm like zucchini, also young shoots, leaves and flower buds edible. Sow after last frost.

Seed count: 10/g.

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Luffa planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:45-75
Row space cm:150
Depth cm:3
Best soil temp:20-30 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:6
Rate per hectare:8kg
Average days to maturity:80
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Edible Flowers
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
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