Bottle gourd is vigorous, annual, climbing vine with large leaves and a lush appearance. Itis probably one of humankind’s first domesticated vegetable species, providing food, medicine and a lot more.It probably originated in Africa.
Cultivation on sack (Bora) is special type of pot culture adapted in the area where there is little or no cultivable area. Sack can be adjusted on the various place; top of the house, around the house etc. Its main purpose it to use the limited area and to have the variety of products especially of the vegetables according to season. For example, Chilly, Tomato, Brinjal, Rayo, Bottle gourd and other vegetables are successfully grown on sack.
Botany and Flowering
Bottle gourd ,Lagenariasiceraria, Cucurbitaceae , grows fast and may begin to flower only 2 months after seeding. It has tendrils to climb up and foliage is covered with soft hairs with foul musky odor…
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