Kara Bottle Gourd Squash Seeds
A Landrace dryland variety. (Babylonian Talmud) Rashi described one of Kara Bottle Gourd features: "Kara and Rubia Krati and Silka and Tamari” According to Rashi, eating a Kara is a blessing because they are fast growing.
- Select a full sunny sowing area
- Plan the amount of seeds according to 1 m² depending on the size of the area / vessel
- Number of seeds per square meter: 3-2
- Sowing depth is twice the size of the seed, 1-0.5 cm deep
- Keep soil moist until germination. (Not too wet)
- Watering once a day to once every three days (depending on the season)
- It is recommended to use compost and organic nutrients and microbes.
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|Scientific Name||Lagenaria siceraria|
|Germination Period||4-10 days|
|Days till maturity||70|
|Sowing Depth||1 cm|
|Sowing Intervals||1 m|
|Sowing Months||March, April, May, June, July, August|
Sow directly in the ground or make transplants and move them out once spring arrives, when soil has warmed. Prepare hills 40cm in diameter separated by two meters in any direction, sow 4-6 seeds per hill the seeds will germinate in 5-10 days.