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Wild Luffa

  • M012
  • Luffa operculata. From dooryard gardens along the Rio Mayo. Produces dozens of 2-3" fruit. Once dry, remove the thin skin to reveal the small scrubber “sponge.” In low desert, plant with summer rains. The small yellow flowers and unusual fruits makes wild luffa an attractive plant for a trellis.  From our Seed Bank Collection.

    • Origin: High desert, around 4900 feet.
    • Vigorous climber, likes having support.
    • Approx. 25 seeds (1.5 g).
    • Limit 3 packets.
  • $5.95