• Bitter Gourd

Bittergourd Seeds

Variety : Green Long – 15 seeds

Controlls blood sugar.

It is an excellent source of vitamins B1, B2, and B3, C, magnesium, folate, zinc, phosphorus, manganese, and has high dietary fiber.

It is rich in iron, contains twice the beta-carotene of broccoli, twice the calcium of spinach, and twice the potassium of a banana.

Growing Instrutions

Bitter Gourd can be grown year round. It grows well in sandy loam to clay loam soil. It needs support for growing as it is a vine. You can grow it along wired fences or can raise support at 2.5 meters between rows using bamboo staples or other support systems. Moisten the seeds in water for at least 12 hours before sowing. Sow it at a depth of 2 cm and cover with loose soil to allow it to grow.  You can also germinated it by wrapping the seeds in wet cloth and place them in a dark place. Keep the cloth wet always. After the seeds has sprouted you can transplant them with a spacing of about 18 inches between plants. You can also use nylon nets for growing.  Bitter ground needs water and also full sun for growth. It takes upto 2 weeks time to germinate and the germination ratio will be around 60% to 70 %

 

Bitter Gourd

  • Rs. 35.00


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