Loofah/Luffa

Loofah/Luffa

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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

*Please note, due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to ship to WA and TAS. We apologise for any inconvenience.