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did anyone grow luffas and have some extra seed? I planted all I had and not one came up so I have no seed for next year. For some reason none of the plant supply places in my area ever carry the seed. I would be glad to pay postage for a few seeds.
 

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I might have some. Mine are still making fruit, although that might end fairly soon if the weather keeps cooling down.

Once the season's over and I deduct the Christmas loofahs and the ones I'll need for my own use, I'll know where I stand. Post back in a couple of weeks, in case I forget, and I should be able to tell you. :)
 

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thanks countrygrrrl I like them to wash my dishes with instead of those plastic scrubbies. Just a few seed would get me started again for next year.
 

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Take a knife a cut a thin strip off along one side of the seeds, or soak them in water for a day before planting. I have the best luck with the first method. Just cut off the outside, so the the inner part of the seed is exposed. They have a hard shell that needs to be compromised for the seed to sprout.
 

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TatersPa, I sent you a PM. Southerngrrrl, thanks for the tip. I have always had a problem getting gourds of any kind to sprout. I will try both ways next year.
 
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