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Ash Gourd Seeds - 25 g Ash Gourd Seeds - 25 g

Ash Gourd Seeds - 25 g

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Ash Gourd, also known as Winter Melon, Was Gourd or White Pumpkin is a large fruit rich in rich in vitamin C, B1 and B3. One of the most alkaline vegetables in the Indian subcontinent, it is also the most undervalued. The Ash Gourd contains almost 93% water and is very low on calories and fats but is loaded with fibre!

Lights, Water, Action

Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!

  • Bright Indirect Sunlight

    Light

    Full Sunlight

  • Water Once A Week

    Watering

    Water everyday

  • Indoor

    Where to grow

    Balcony or terrace

  • Average Warmth

    Time Till Harvest

    12 weeks

  • Low Maintenance

    Seasonal Information

    All seasons

Did You Know

Growth stages

One step at a time, with a lil water and light.

Sow the seeds in a big pot and water it daily

Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil

Make sure the plant gets partial sunlight

Space the seedlings 100cm by 100cm

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Germination will take place in 6-8 days

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Harvest in 90-100 days from sowing

Sow, Grow, Reap

Good things take time and care

Take a seedling tray with medium sized cells & drainage holes at the

Sowing

  • Take a container of your choice which has well drained holes at the bottom
  • Fill the container with a good growing medium
  • Sow 2 seeds at the centre of the pot
  • When growing on a raised bed,sow two seeds per spot in a spacing of 3 x 3 ft
  • Push the seeds into the growing medium with your fingers. Make sure you cover the seeds completely with this growing medium
  • Water the sown seed bed immediately by a light shower with a watering can
  • Follow all the sowing instructions properly
Fill the cells/cups with a moist coco-peat medium

Caring

  • 2 part garden Soil & 1 part any Organic Manure or 1 part garden soil, 1 part Coco Peat & 1 part Vermicompost can be used as a growth medium
  • Add good quality organic manure in the soil with 2:1 ratio before sowing seeds. Organic manure can be well rotten cow dung manure, farmyard manure, Compost or Vermicompost
  • Within first 6-8 days your ash gourd seeds will germinate and you will notice tiny sprouts growing
  • Ash gourd requires proper sunlight to grow well. Keep your Ash Gourd container under open sunlight
  • Water the plant every day in summers using a watering can for a shower like drizzle
  • You can harvest ripe Ash gourd fruits after 3 months of seed sowing. Harvesting season can continue for next 3 months
  • Check for early signs of any insect/fungal/ any other infections. If you notice any such symptoms, spray your plant with appropriate medicines
Hold the seeds and sow 2-3 seeds per cell/cup. Since Lavender seeds are small in size, do not sow them deep

Common Problems

Why are my ash gourd seeds not germinating?
Ash Gourd prefers warm temperatures ( 60 F to 105 F) and full sunlight. If the temperature is cold, your seeds will not germinate
How can I control weeds growing around my ash gourd?
Weeds can be controlled using Mulch
What is the white powdery residue on my Ash Gourd plant’s leaves?
White powdery residue on upper leaf surfaces is a symptom of Powdery Mildew. Keep a watch on the early symptoms of powdery mildew. Use appropriate chemicals to get rid of the powdery mildew

Spill the tea

All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Plants with benefits

Rich in fibre and loaded with antioxidants, the Ash Gourd is a wonderful fruit which can be cut, boiled, and eaten on its own or can be added to soups, or green juices. Juice a large cub of it with a glass of water and drink it on an empty stomach every morning and reap the benefits. The ash gourd is very low in calories and carbohydrates. The cooling property of the ash gourd helps in reducing acidity and soothes your gastrointestinal tract to help relieve constipation

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

What you get

The Ash Gourd is rich in Thiamine ( vitamin B1 ), Niacin ( vitamin B3), Vitamin C and other minerals like Potassium. It is made up of 96% water and is extremely low in calories and high in fibre making it a popular vegetable amongst everyone trying to lose weight. The Ash Gourd is alkaline and has a cooling effect on your stomach. It helps in preventing stomach ulcers and offers relief from acidity. If you want a balanced diet, you should definitely add this wonderful vegetable to your diet

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.
Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Green trivia

1.In North India, the Ash Gourd is used to make a sweet called “Petha” famous as the Agre ka Petha

2.Ash gourd juiced mixed with lemon makes a great face pack . It will soothe your skin and help you get rid of dark spots

3.The Ash Gourd has a bland taste. It absorbs whatever spices you use efficiently making it an ideal addition to soups and stews

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is ash gourd and white pumpkin the same?

Yes, the Ash Gourd is commonly known as White Pumpkin

Is Ash Gourd good for health

Yes the Ash Gourd is low in calories and high in vitamins and minerals. The Ash Gourd is rich in Vitamin B1, B3 and Vitamin C. It is also rich in fibre, potassium, and calcium

Does Ash Gourd reduce weight?

The Ash gourd is made up of 96% water. Which means that this vegetable is very low in calories but is high in fibre. Consuming the ash gourd will fill your stomach up without adding too many calories to your diet

At Ugaoo, we firmly believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, but borrow it from our children. At Ugaoo, we firmly believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, but borrow it from our children.

At Ugaoo, we firmly believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, but borrow it from our children.

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