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Loofah

Luffa spp.

Also known as

Gourd, Dishcloth gourd, Strainer vine, Rag gourd

Luffa aegyptica by English Wikipedia (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Loofah

Starr-120606-7064-plant-Luffa acutangula-flower fruit leaves-Laulima Farm Kipahulu
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Luffa acutangula vegetable 019

Loofah Overview

Luffa is a genus of tropical and subtropical vines. There are around 9 species and this genus lies in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae.

Special features of Loofah

Attractive flowers

Attractive fruits

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Loofah

Indoors for personal use.