Plant Care: How to Grow Loofah Gourd

Plant Type
Annual Climbing and Fruiting Vine

Harvest Season
Late Summer - Early Fall

Mature Size
Up to 30 ft.

Requires a trellis for best growth.

Soil & Moisture
Rich, well-drained soil that holds moisture


Light Requirements
Full Sun

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
Medium

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 7-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation