Snake Gourd Green Long (Desi Seeds)



General Information:

Snake gourd can easily grow in containers. Snake gourd fruits are white or greenish white in colour with a good germination rate. Snake gourd supplies plenty of nutrition, water content vegetable, having zero cholesterol thereby augmenting heart health and abounding in a plethora of vitamins and minerals. In addition, the juice of snake gourd also heals hair and scalp disorders like various types of dandruff and bald patches.

Each packet contains 8 seeds.


Common NameSnake gourd, Padwal, Pudalagai Kootu
HeightUp to 30 ft
Flower ColourWhite
Bloom TimeThroughout the year (Best time Jan To July)
Difficulty LevelEasy to grow


Planting And Care:

  • Water should be done before soil feels dry
  • soil pH ranging from 6 – 7 is suitable for Snake Gourd cultivation
  • Snake gourd can also be grown in containers around 5-gallon size
  • Containers must have good drainage and cant be moved once the vines attach tendrils to other objects
  • Snake gourd cant survive in frost condition

Snake Gourd Green Long Care :

  • At the time of bed preparation, FYM should be mixed with soil for good yield
  • Seeds are sown directly on the bed or pot
  • They should be planted 2 cm deep in the bed or pots
  • Plastic wrap can be used for mulching purposes to control weed and water loss
  • They should be planted 2 cm deep in pots

Snake Gourd Uses:

Snake gourds are rich in Vitamins A, B & C, calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and iodine.


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