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IPS045 - Short Bottle Gourd - Hybrid Balwant -  Seeds - 10 seeds
IPS045 - Short Bottle Gourd - Hybrid Balwant -  Seeds - 10 seeds
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IPS045 - Short Bottle Gourd - Hybrid Balwant - Seeds - 10 seeds

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This variety has some tolerance for ZYMV, CMV and powdery mildew. Fruit is short & cylindrical about 18X9 cm and weighing 0.9 kg. Light green skin is tender. Plants are very early, vigorous and high yielding. Suitable for kharif and rabi season.

How To Grow Bottle Gourd
Pot Size :
You Can use 15*15 or 18*18 Inch Grow bag for planting Bottle Gourd Seeds . If you want to grow in Plastic pot use minimum 16 Inch pot . The bigger pots/ Grow Bags will provide more space and more nutrient to the plant .

Soil Requirements:
Bottle Gourd need moist but well-drained, nutrient-rich soil. Use soil mix with combination of Red Soil , Vermicompost and Cocopeat at a ratio of (2:1:1) . Also add 2-5% of Neem Powder to the soil mix. Neem Powder will act as fungicide.

Seed Placement :
Put 3-4 seeds in a pot with minimum spacing of 4-6 inches between each seed . Once they sprout and grow a height of 1-2 feet remove weak saplings . Make sure that healthy saplings 1 or 2 will remain in the pot. Two plant can survive in a pot give you lot of fruits to you .

Light requirements:
Bottle Gourd Plant needs Full sunlight. Good amount of sunlight will help plant to grow healthy .

Water Requirements:
Bottle Gourd needs to be watered daily. If the temperature is higher than 35 Degrees water it twice . Excess watering will cause in Root rot for any plant , so you need have proper drainage system in your container . Make sure that excess water will drain properly .

Common issues:
Bottle Gourd is easy to grow plant . It will grow fast and give you good amount of fruits . The common issues you face while growing Bottle Gourd |Sorakaya are Leaf Curling and White Mealy bug . Those problems can be easily resolved using our Bio Insecticides . Use our Bio Insecticide Guardian for removing leaf curling and White flies .

Harvesting: Bottle Gourd will start giving you fruits within 55-60 days from seed plantation . Well sized fruits will be good in taste and nutrient value . Dont pluck them before they are ready to harvest .