Ash Gourd Seeds Hybrid Varieties are available nowadays for farming. Choosing best quality ash gourd seeds is first thing in ash gourd farming.
Ash gourd is one of the popular vegetables in India. Its is also know as wax gourd, white pumpkin, winter melon, Chinese watermelon etc. The botanical name of ash gourd is Benincasa hispida. Ash gourd is a tender vine plant and it produces round or oblong shaped large fruits. There are many health benefits and its widely used in many Indian dishes.
Ash gourds grown though seeds and around 1 kg of seeds required for 1 hectare of ash gourd farming. It will grow in all climate condition but it thrives best between 24 degree to 31 degree temperature.
Growing Ash gourd on terrace
You can grow Ash gourd in terrace and courtyard also. You can choose Grow bags as well as pots for growing ash gourd. The size of grow bag should be at least 12×12 inches. There are many types of grow bags available. You can make potting soil for ash gourd by mixing garden soil, cocopeat and cow dung powder or vermi compost at 1:1:1 ratio . Add a handful of bone meal powder and neem cake powder. This potting soil is best for all kind of vegetables. Ash gourd is a creeping vine plant, so it needs some space to lay its vines. If ash gourd growing in terrace, we need to keep tarpaulin sheet under vines to reduce heat from terrace. Fertilization should be done every 10 days for better yield.
Ash gourd can be grown very easily. Normal method of growing ash gourd is planting seeds. Good Quality hybrid ash gourd seeds are available online as well as offline nowadays. You can buy ash gourd seeds online from our website.
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