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Southern Black Wax Gourd Seed (Benincasa Hispida)

RM 3.00
  • This subtropic and tropic plant is very vigorous and needs 120-150 days to growing, setting and harvesting fruits, suitable for planting from spring through fall. Oblong shaped fruits, 30" - 60" long and 8" -  15" across, can be stored for a long time, good for a long distance shipping and marketing.
  • Fruits of this plant are widely used for cooking in India, Pakistan and China. Many delectable dishes like peta, (a sweet dish), soups and curries are prepared by this fruit.
  • According to texts of ayurveda this fruit is very light to digest and sweet to taste. It cools the body and acts as a brain tonic.
  • Height     : 48" - 72"
  • Spacing   : 48" - 72"
  • Sun Light : > 6 hours - Full
  • Water      : Average
  • Harvest   : 100 - 120 days
  • Sowing    : Sow seeds 1/2" -1" deep
  • Germination : 7- 10 Days
  • Size  : 130" - 8"
  • Color : Dark Green
  • Quantity : >< 20 Seeds/pack
  • HYBRID