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Luffa.info - Luffa/Loofa/Loufa/Loofah Sponge Gourd Information
... Also known as Luffa cylindrica, Luffa aegyptiaca, or aegyptica. We have been growing and enjoying our natural luffa sponges for many years here in Carter County Tennessee. USES FOR LUFFA SPONGES These natural ... are looking for some sponges or seeds you can find them at the sources we have listed on our luffa sources page. CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF LUFFA SPONGES Luffa sponges will last a surprisingly ...
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Luffa.info - Luffa/Loofa/Loufa/Loofah Sponge Gourd Photos
... Luffa.info - Luffa/Loofa/Loufa/Loofah Sponge Gourd Photos Home Luffa Sponges and Seeds Sources Harvesting Luffa Luffa Links Contact Welcome to the Luffa.info picture page! Photos of luffa sponge gourds, also known as luffa ...
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Garden Hints Page 6
... Garden Hints Page 6 HOME-GROWN SPONGES Luffa plants produce club-shaped gourds. Clean out the spongy insides and dry. Harvest green for ...
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Growing and Curing Gourds in the Home Garden, HYG-1630-96
... season of all the gourds. Cultivars Cucurbita Lagenaria Luffa Aladdin's Turban Bird House (Sugar Trough) Luffa Mini Red Turban Long Handle Dipper Mini Luffa Large Turk's Turban Extra Long Handle Dipper ... dry, and then waxed or shellacked for the final finish. Luffa gourds have specific harvesting and processing techniques to produce high quality sponges. Harvest when the outer shell is dry, the gourd ...
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Plant Fibers Photos 3
... and bath sponges to remove dirt and excess dead skin cells. A. An Agave wash cloth; B. Vegetable Sponge (Luffa aegyptiaca); C. Vegetable Sponge (L. acutangula). Loofah or vegetable sponges come from the fibrous interior of two species of gourds native to tropical Asia. The common vegetable sponge (Luffa aegyptiaca ...
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The World of Gourds
... resembling a banjo. Other uses include pipes, masks, canteens, water jugs, dippers, birdhouses, bath sponges and decorative gourds with intricate etched designs. So important were gourds to Haitian people ... they are young. Loofah or vegetable sponges come from the fibrous interior of two species of gourds native to tropical Asia. The common vegetable sponge (Luffa aegyptiaca) has a smooth outer ...
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... LUFFA GOURDS Beth R. Jarvis Luffa, or loofah gourds are also called dishcloth gourds or vegetable sponges. The name comes from luff, the Arabic word for this plant. Luffa ... them. The plants flower and set fruit all season. Luffa gourds require a season longer than Minnesota's to ... size fruits which are still green produce soft, fine-textured sponges that don't last. Here are several techniques you ...
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Loofah Sponge Gourd - Luffa cylindrica
... be grown as summer annuals. Water frequently, grow in full sun. If growing for sponges, allow the fruits to turn from green to yellow on the vine. Fruits ... Related Species Cucurbitaceae Cucumis metuliferus Horned Melon Cucumis sativus Cucumber Cucurbita pepo Spaghetti Squash Luffa cylindrica Luffa Sicania odorifera Cassabanana Fruit Database Herbs, Ornamentals, and Spices Home Vegetable Database ...
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Heirloom, Open Pollinated, Non-hybrid Gourd Seeds from the Victory Seed Company
... Item 3200041 Qty: 7 gram Packet - $3.25 Item 3200042 Luffa Sponge (a.k.a. 'Dishrag Gourd' or 'Vegetable Sponge') Luffa aegyptiaca 130 days Since it requires a very long, hot growing ... like zucchini. At maturity, when dry, they are peeled, cleaned and used as fibrous bath sponges. Qty: 3 gram Sampler - $1.65 Item 3200051 Qty: 7 gram Sampler - $3.25 Item ...
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