Also spelled Louffa, Louffah and Loffah. Also called dishcloth gourd, luffas are used as sponges, washcloths, and to make strainers and filters.
Heirloom from 1888. The fruit grows about 2', and the vine is very ornamental, producing clusters of yellow blossoms, in pleasing contrast with the silvery-shaded, dark green foliage.
Latin Name: Luffa cylindrica
Days to Maturity: 130
Contains 10 heirloom seeds