Gourd Plants

Bitter Tasting Ridge Gourd

Anonymous added on November 10, 2010 | Answered

What is the reason for the bitter taste in ridge gourd?

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Answered on November 10, 2010

The most common reason for bitterness in gourds (if they are not supposed to be bitter) is stress to the plant. Too much heat, too little water or uneven watering are the most common reasons for this stress.

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