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Growing Luffa, also Loofah, plant sponge

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04 Feb 17 Coco (Australia - temperate climate)
hi does any one know if I could use the seeds to plant from a store bought loofa ?
04 Feb 17 John (Australia - temperate climate)
If the seeds are only a season or two old there is no reason why not. Loofa is a cucurbit (a member of the pumpkin, squash and cucumber family) but has no close relatives that it could hybridise with. Grow the same as pumpkin. Trust this helps.
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