HFF-22 Long Bottle Gourd Seeds / Sorakaya Seeds - 10+ seeds
HFF-22 Long Bottle Gourd Seeds / Sorakaya Seeds - 10+ seeds
HFF-22 Long Bottle Gourd Seeds / Sorakaya Seeds - 10+ seeds

HFF-22 Long Bottle Gourd Seeds / Sorakaya Seeds - 10+ seeds

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Experience the joy of growing your own delicious bottle gourds with our premium long bottle gourd seeds. These non gmo seeds are meticulously selected for their high yield and exceptional flavor, making them a must-have for any home gardener. From crisp salads to savory soups, these versatile gourds will elevate your culinary creations. Start your garden journey today with our top-quality seeds and enjoy a bountiful harvest!"

How to Grow:

  1. Prepare the Soil: Choose a sunny location with well-drained soil. Amend the soil with compost or aged manure to improve fertility.
  2. Planting: Sow seeds directly into the ground after the last frost date, spacing them 2-3 feet apart in rows.
  3. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water deeply, especially during hot and dry periods.
  4. Support: Provide support for the vines to climb, such as trellises or stakes, to maximize space and airflow.
  5. Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer during the growing season to promote healthy growth and fruit production.

Care Tips:

  • Pruning: Trim off any yellowing or diseased leaves to promote airflow and prevent the spread of diseases.
  • Mulching: Apply a layer of mulch around the plants to retain moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature.
  • Pollination: Bottle gourd flowers require pollination to produce fruit. Encourage pollinators like bees by planting flowering plants nearby.
  • Training Vines: Train the vines to climb trellises or supports to save space and reduce the risk of disease.

Soil Requirements:

  • Bottle gourds prefer well-drained, fertile soil with a pH range of 6.0 to 7.5.
  • Sandy loam or loamy soil types are ideal for optimal growth and fruit development.
  • Ensure adequate soil moisture throughout the growing season, especially during flowering and fruiting stages.

Pest Control:

  • Monitor for common pests such as aphids, cucumber beetles, and squash bugs.
  • Use organic pest control methods such as neem oil, insecticidal soap, or companion planting with pest-repelling herbs like basil and marigolds.
  • Handpick pests when possible and remove any affected plant parts to prevent further infestation.


  • Harvest bottle gourds when they reach the desired size (typically 12-18 inches in length) and have a glossy green color.
  • Use a sharp knife or pruning shears to cut the gourds from the vine, leaving a short stem attached.
  • Handle harvested gourds carefully to avoid bruising or damaging the skin.
  • Store harvested gourds in a cool, dry place for up to several weeks, or refrigerate for longer shelf life.