Neelan Churaka Seeds | Bottle Gourd Seeds
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Neelan Churaka Seeds | Bottle Gourd Seeds

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Seeds Specifications

Common Name  Churakka, Bottle gourd, lauki, doodhi, and ghiya
No. of Seed  12
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

  • Weeding can be done by hoeing as and when necessary
  • Fruit rot during the rainy season can be checked by training the plants over the bamboo stick or dried branches

Bottle Gourd F1 Rama Care

  • The bottle gourd is a vigorous, annual, running or climbing vine with large leaves and a lush appearance
  • It grows fast and may begin to flower only 2 months after seeding
  • The vine is branched and climbs by means of tendrils along the stem
  • Choose a location that is sunny and has good drainage
  • Place an inch of composted manure on top of the bed and work it into the soil
  • Plant seeds 2 feet apart from each other in rows 5 feet apart
  • If you are not next to a fence install a trellis or arbour immediately after planting, so you do not disturb growing roots
  • Water the soil completely immediately after planting
Sunlight Full sun
Watering Medium. Irrigate the field before dibbling the seeds and thereafter once a week.
Soil Sandy loamy soils rich in organic matter with good drainage and pH ranges from 6.5 to 7.5 is suited for bottle gourd cultivation.
Temperature This crop requires a moderately warm temperature.24 to 27 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply a side dressing of 3 lbs. of 10-10-10 fertilizer per 100 square feet of the garden when the vines start to run. Water the fertilizer into the ground well.
Harvest Season Fruits are harvested at the tender stage and before 100 % maturity.