How to Grow Luffa for Sponges

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Have you ever wondered where luffa sponges came from? They're nature's scrubbers!
Have you ever wondered where luffa sponges came from? They’re nature’s scrubbers!

Did you know that your luffa scrubbers actually come from plants and not from the ocean? You may have used one at some point in your life. Whether in a bath or while cleaning the house, luffa sponges are nature’s gifts. These are made from luffa gourds, a vine that is considered to be the cousin of cucumbers, melons, and watermelons.

You can give the luffa sponges away to family and friends.
You can give the luffa sponges away to family and friends.

Materials:

  • Luffa Gourd Seeds
  • Ripened Luffa
  • Water

Tools:

  • A container to catch the seeds
  • Water trough

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Watch the video below and learn how to grow luffa for sponges.

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