The plant is grown mainly for the immature fruits although the young leaves and tips are edible.
Bitter Gourd seed has hard skin and needs warm/moist soil conditions during germination.
Sow when night Temperature is 25-30°C
Plant Height: 60 cm
Fruit Size: 15 cm long
Sowing distance: 30 cm Plant to Plant
Best for: Bed Sowing
Sowing method: Direct sowing from seed