Bottle Gourd Farming : A step-by-step guide

 Climate/ Season

The best time to plant seeds is Summer and Monsoon. It requires moist and hot climatic conditions for its cultivation.


Bottle Gourd grows best in Sandy loamy soils with a sound drainage system.

Land Preparation 

To get the soil to a fine tilth, up to 6-7 ploughings should be done, followed by harrowing.


This crop requires immediate irrigation and is very beneficial in this cultivation.


The crop is ready to harvest in 60-70 days, depending upon the variety and season.


The expected average yield can be 100-120 quintals/hectare.

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