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Luffa (loofah)

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Basic Growing Tips:
  • Grows in most soil conditions
  • Can be grown all year (under certain conditions)
  • Grows best in full sun
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  1. Mark
    "Grew these for the first time this summer"
    Pros - good to eat when very small
    make a great sponge
    good productivity
    likes the heat
    grows fast
    Cons - can't eat them past about 6 inches
    takes a lot of space
    We really enjoyed growing Luffa this summer season and will likely grow them again. They do taste nice when small - sweeter than zucchini and delightful steamed and coated with real butter.