Buag Ngu Snake Gourd


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Buag Ngu Snake Gourd is a serpent-like dark green and white striped narrow, twisted, elongated fruit with soft flesh similar to that of the luffa and the calabash.  Fruit are 1" in diameter and grow up to 12" long. Very popular in the cuisines of India, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Africa. Snake gourd grows from lacy, white blossoms. The shoots, tendrils, and leaves can be eaten as greens.

Species Snake Gourd, Buag Ngu
Vegetable Size Up To 12 inches Long

Days to Germinate

10-21 days

Days to Harvest


Germination Rate


Test Date



Country of Origin

United States


Full Sun, Partial Shade

Seeds Packed For



Planting Instructions:

Plant 1 inch deep in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring and soil temperature is at least 70F, in mostly sunny areas.

Within-Row Spacing 3 feet
Between-Row Spacing 3 feet

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.3 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 19 mg 0%
Potassium 403 mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 13 g 4%
Dietary fiber 2.6 g 10%
Sugar 4.6 g
Protein 0.6 g 1%
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 5%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.