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Growing a Loofa Sponge

It was on here once and I forgot to save it. What kind of plant do you plant to get the Loofa and how do you take care of them?

By Joyce wis from Janesville, WI

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May 28, 20090 found this helpful

Was it this post you were referring to?

http://www.thri … 8741193.tip.html

Or check these links for more info:

http://www.groo … om/groove/?p=689

http://down---t … fas-loofahs.html

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June 5, 20090 found this helpful

You will need to start your plants indoors around February and they take a long time to sprout. When you plant them outdoors in May or so, the vines will grow all over the place. I had 3 plants and they ended up completely covering the kids' fort and out to the swings. We harvested lots of loofah, dried them over the winter and have sponges and new seeds for next year. I am not planting any this year since the harvest was so good.

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June 5, 20090 found this helpful

Joyce,

I saw those plants (seeds) in the garden catalogue from R.H. Shumway.

www.rhshumway.com/

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