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Jul 11, 2015 7:12 AM CST
Name: John
Thibodaux, La. (Zone 9a)
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I purchased Luffa seeds 2 years ago and had good success. The seed packet labeled these seeds as Lagenaria siceraria. Although these can be harvested and eaten when small, I prefer to let them grow and harvest for scrubbers. The vine grows well in south Louisiana, I have it planted on my south facing fence where it gets full sun all day. My primary pollinators are bumblebees. Each gourd provides lots of seeds for next years planting.

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Jul 11, 2015 8:20 AM CST
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Well done! I've grown Luffa before and it makes an awesome screen.
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Jul 11, 2015 2:09 PM CST
Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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I've grown luffa for several years - the angled luffa gourd aka Chinese okra - which my family have grown for food. They are terrific vines and will cover whole trellis and fence.

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Jul 14, 2015 7:33 AM CST
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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