Luffa Sponge

Luffa Sponge

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Luffa Bathroom Gourd: Yes really! Now you can grow your own bathroom sponges!

It's the fibrous internal structure of the gourd that converts into sponges after 12 inches long.

They climb or spread just like cucumbers and need very similar growing treatment.

Remove the skins by soaking them in water overnight, then peel the skins and hang on a clothesline to dry . Shake out the seeds and store in an airtight container when they are completely dry .

To clean the luffas: you can wash them with soap and water, add some lemon juice to the rinse water to whiten them and hang them in the sun to sterilize them or boil them in plain water .

Fruits in late summer.

The Luffa Gourd can also be eaten. It is know in Asian Cuisine as "Cee Gwa." Harvest when 6" long for eating. Can be eaten like a cucumber, or chop and stir-fry with chicken, bamboo shoots, or cashews.

Luffa Sponges can be washed to be cleaned in the washing machine and will last for years. Excellent to exfoliate your skin or use for washing dishes,your car or windows!

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