This interesting squash is one for the adventurous gardener! They can be eaten young or left to dry and peeled to produce a Loofah sponge for exfoliating or cleaning. These vines love heat and thrive during Summer in a warm climate. Be sure to give them lots of room to climb as they are vigorous!
10 seeds per packet
When to sow: Spring - Summer
Good Companions: Beans, Corn
Spacing: 50cm apart
Germination: 5 - 7 days
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Time to Harvest: 12 weeks to harvest young fruit, 20+ weeks to harvest mature sponges
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