Luffa
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Luffa Plants

Zone Ledyard Ct 06339 | mdamm added on August 7, 2017 | Answered

My Luffa plant is growing but there are no sign of flowers. Its just a long vine. What am I doing wrong?

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nikki-phipps
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Answered on August 8, 2017

Luffa grows and fruits quite vigorously, although they take longer than other squash varieties. Make sure they have plenty of sun, water, and you might want to add bone meal to your fertilizing to help encourage flowering and subsequent fruiting. This article may also help:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/gourd/luffa-gourd-planting.htm

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