Luffa is a fun vining plant requires full sun and minimal care. One plant can produce up to 10 sponges. The young fruit is edible. For sponges to develop must leave fruit until the fall when start turning brown. Luffa sponges are amazingly soft when wet and washing machine durable.
Plant in spring after last frost. 1 ft spacing between plants. Water daily until sprouted, and regularly through the summer.