Fruit Shape: Slender Fruit
Fruit Colour: Green
Fruit length : 18 – 25 cm
Fruit Weight: 100 – 120 gm
Toothing: Very High
Maturity: 55 – 60 Days
Sowing Time: July and January is the suitable time for sowing Bottle gourd.
Organic manure or FYM is mixed at the time of bed preparation or pot filling.
Seeds are sown at 2.5 x 2 m spacing.
After sowing, bed or pot mixture should be moist.
Fertilizer: Apply a side dressing of 3 lbs. of 10-10-10 fertilizer per 100 square feet of the garden when the vines start to run.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: Sandy loam soils rich in organic matter with good drainage and the pH ranges from 6.5 to 7.5
Temperature: This crop requires a moderately warm temperature. 24 to 30 degrees C.