Bottle Gourd (Padam)

This hybrid combines high yield with earliness, uniformity and tenderness of long stumpy stampy snaps fruits. Commands highest market premium, because the fruits remain very tender for quite long time. Normally first female flower appears on 8th node, fruits are ready for harvest in 60 days from sowing. Average fruit length 90-95 cm. with 7.5 to 9 cm. diameter and weight 1 to 2 Kgs. at harvestable.