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Ridge Gourd - Turai- Open Pollination Seeds

Ridge Gourd - Turai- Open Pollination Seeds

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Seed quantity -20

Season For Sowing Vegetable Ridge Gourd Seeds:

Ridge gourd seed are sown in April-May.

But depends on the temperature and climatic condition it is grown in any season throughout the India.

What Is Ridge Gourd Vegetable?

Ridge gourd is a dark green with ridged on its surface  and with tapered shaped Vegetable.

The  outer ridged surface is peeled off and the inner spongy and fleshy white part is used for coocking. But in some part of India the outer part with inner part of ridge gourd is  directly cut and cooked.

The ridge gourd or turai is of 2 parts first the outer green ridged part,second the white fleshy part with black seeds in it. 

Turai or Turiya  is used to prepare many desi dishes like chutney, sambhar, pakoras, raita, dal etc.

Despite of culinary use turai have many health benefits. It enhance to immunity in a body, leads to weight loss and maintain eye function.

Other names of Ridge Gourd In India?

  • Other names of Ridge gourd Called in India are like:
  •  Scientific names of Rodge Gourd is Luffa acutangula L.
  • Turai/kalittori in Hindi
  • Sirola In Guarati
  • Dodka In marathi
  • Jhinge in Bengali
  • Beerakaya in Telgu
  • Peerkangai in Tamil
  • Heerekayi in Kannada 
  • Peechanga in Malayalamm
  • Khartaroi in Bhojpuri

What Are The Health Benefits Of Turai?

Dodka Helps In Weight Loss: This healthy fibrous vegetable  has high moisture content. Because of low calorie and carbs contents it is prooved to be a weight loosing vegetable. 

Jhinge Improves digestive system: Turai is a vegtable which imroves digestive system upto a greater level beacuse of fibrous nature and moisture content it it.

Beerakaya/Peerkangai Boosts Immune System of Body: Gear up our body's immune system: Eating ridge gours receipe in regular diet hepls to improve immune system because of the WBC(white blood cell).

Turai Maintains Hydration: Eating this healthy fleshy fibrous vegetable in regular diet is very healthy. This healthy vegetable holds good amount of  water so water content in this vegetabale helps to maintain hydration in body is it ia added in your meal.

Turai Vegetable good for Heart Problems: Adding this healthy vegetable in meals leads to reduce the  heart problems. The fibre with potassium and magnesium present in this vegetable helps to keep heart healthy.

Ridge Gourd has Anti Inflammatory Properties: Ridge gourd has inflammatory effects. In inflammation  body fight which helps to reduce heat, redness, pain and swelling. 

What Is The Process of Sowing Ridge Gourd Seeds In India?

Selection of place for sowing ridge gourd seeds in India: choose a place for growing desi ridge gourd vegetable where it can get good sunlight. sunlight helps to a good and healthy growth of ridge gourd plant which results in good yield.

Which size of growbag is good for growing ridge gourd plant for terrace gardening? The appropriate size that should be adopted for growing ridge gourd in growbag in your terrace gardening is 18-20 inches

Soil Type Preffered For Growing Ridge Gourd : Prepapre your garden soil media by loosing 8-10 inches deeep and adding natural fertilizers if possible. For grow bag fill it with the prepared soil media. 

What Process Should Be Done Before Sowing The Turai Seeds In India: To break the dormancy of the shell of ridge gourd seeds and to get quick germination of turai seeds, seeds are soaked in water for 1 day or 24 hours prior of sowing.

Method Of Sowing Turai Seeds Into The Soil:

Loose the soil of area 1x1feet  properly and clean the grass and debries if present in the soil where the ridge gourd plant is to be grown.  Make 1 inch hole in that loosen soil and sow the ridge gourd seeds . You can sow 3 to 4 seeds in that loosen area. For growing ridge gourd vegetable plants in grow bags  filled with loose well drained soil  you can sow the  3 to 4 turai seeds with maintaining good distance  between the seeds. 

Provision Of Vertical Support To Ridge Gourd Plant.

For better growth and establishment of ridge gourd plant vertical support near the young ridge gourd plant should be provided. Vertical support helps to good and healthy fruit harvest.

For provision of vertical support to the ridge gourd plant, you can provide  by making  bamboo frames.

Wire mesh can also be provided which is easily available in the market. Wire mesh support has long life and can be used for other climbers vegetable plant like sponge gourd, bitter gourd, sweet sponge gourd, bottle gourd etc.

Water requirement for Turai plant?

For summer season sowing provide regular watering to the turai seeds. But during rainy season watering should be according to the plant requirement.

Insects and Pests Control Against Ridge Gourd Plant:

If you are seeing pests or insects are affecting your Turai Plant  one should use pesticides or insecticides. Organic pests control liquid or medicines are also available in the market to controll the pests on your plants.


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