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Gourd Bitter Poonam [57107]

Gourd Bitter Poonam

Momordica charantia

An unusual looking fruit with medium “spines.”   Plant grows like a vine and requires staking.  Fruit is Light green in colour and grows up to 20-25cm in length.  Bitter Gourd is rich in fibre and low in glycemic index, which means it helps in lowering blood sugar levels!



Gourds are members of the cucumber, melon & pumpkin family. They like it warm and sheltered from wind.

Annual or Perennial  Annual
Approx days to flower/harvest 70
Space between plants  60cm
When to sow Spring, Summer
Seeds per packet Approx 15