Package Contents: 1 Packet of Bitter Gourd Seeds
Bitter gourd is a temperate/tropical vegetable offering iron, beta carotene, potassium, and
calcium. It also contains high amounts of fiber, phosphorous, and Vitamins C, B1, B2, and B3.
The plant thrives in heat and humidity and with the rise of summer temperature, the vines grow
How To Grow Bittergourd From Seeds:
Introduction and Uses: Bitter Gourd also known as Karela / Bitter melon. It is a unique
vegetable that can is used for both culinary and medicinal purposes. This oblong shaped vine
variety showcases a warty exterior with its size, texture and has a bitter taste.
It is rich in minerals and vitamins. The fruit contains anti-diabetic properties, charantin, which
might have a blood glucose-lowering effect, vicine and polypeptide-p an insulin-like compound.
These features work to help reduce blood sugar levels. It also contains the lectin that reduces
blood glucose and is thought to be a major factor behind the hypoglycemic effect that develops
after eating bitter melon.
Botanical Name: Momordica charantia
Sowing Season: Throughout the year
Sowing method: Seeds are sown directly in grow bag or planter box.