Extra Long Smooth Luffa
Sold as a single plant in a 4x4 inch pot
Needs a strong trellis
Garden Planting - Plant 8 to 12 inches apart ion trellised rows.
Container Planting – Two plants per 5 gallon bucket
This prolific, vigorous variety produces extra long gourds, up to 15 per plant. The fruit has a green skin and excellent flavor. Fruit weighs up to 1 pound and is 1.5" x 33".
Fruit left to mature on the vine can be used for luffa sponges.
Culinary tips: Prepare like squash or okra. Sauté, stew or stir-fry young tender gourds.