Answer: There is a type of ridged luffa that is known as vining okra. When the fruit are young they are ridged like okra and very tender. Seed are available from the following sources:
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, P.O. Box 158, North Garden, VA 22959
(804) 973-4703 (phone orders); (804) 973-8717 FAX; http://www.southernexposure.com/
Sunrise Enterprises; P.O. Box 1960; Chesterfield, VA 23832; (804) 796-5796
Plant and care for vining okra seeds like you would squash or a gourd.
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