Ridge Gourd (Dodka/Luffa) – Jaipuri Long – Non GMO Seeds (10 gram; Approx. 70 seeds per packet)
Ridge Gourd (Dodka / Luffa) is a genus of tropical and subtropical vines in the cucumber family (Cucurbitaceae). The fruit of these species is cultivated and eaten as a vegetable. The fruit must be harvested at a young stage of development to be edible. The vegetable is popular in India, China and Vietnam. When the fruit is fully ripened, it is very fibrous. The fully developed fruit is the source of the loofah scrubbing sponge which is used in bathrooms and kitchens. Luffa are not frost-hardy, and require 150 to 200 warm days to mature.