This hybrid snake gourd produces lots of fruit. The fruit are dark green color with white stripes, growing up to 17-19" in length. Gourds weigh approximately 1/3 lb.
How To Grow Snake Gourd
Pot Size :
You Can use 18*18 inch Grow Bag 18*24 Inch Grow Bag for planting Snake Gourd Seeds . If you want to grow in Plastic pot use minimum 18 Inch pot . The bigger pots/ Grow Bags will provide more space and more nutrient to the plant .
Snake 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 2-3 seeds in a pot with minimum spacing of 6-8 inches between each seed . Once they sprout and grow remove weak saplings . Make sure that healthy saplings will remain in the pot.
Snake Gourd Plant needs Full sunlight. Good amount of sunlight will help plant to grow healthy .
Snake 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: Snake Gourd is easy to grow plant . It will grow fast and give you good amount of fruits . The common issues you face while growing Snake Gourd 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: Snake Gourd will be ready for harvest in 65-70 days . Well sized Snake Gourd will taste good . Wait till the Potlakaya is ready to harvest .