Luffa cylindrica – Luffa sponge (seed)
Luffa cylindrica is the plant species from which the bathroom luffa sponge is produced. The sponge is left after the flesh of the ripe, yellow fruit rots away, leaving the white skeleton that can be cut into pieces and bleached before use. A climbing or creeping member of the Cucurbitaceae family that has many uses. It produces edible leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds, oil and fibre.
Care and Cultivation of Luffa cylindrica
Sow Luffa cylindrica seed in spring/summer or all year round in warm climates. Full-sun to part-shade position in well drained soil. Has fertiliser requirements like pumpkins, cucumbers and gourds. Likes a tree/trellis/fence to climb over.
8 seeds per packet
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