Luffa aegyptiaca

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: to 30 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: can sow in situ in zones 7 and warmer, otherwise start indoors
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Other info: Sensitive to transplant shock
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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