Also known as
fig-leaf gourd, Malabar gourd, black seed squash and cidra
How to care for Fig-Leaf Gourd
Fig-Leaf Gourd needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Fig-Leaf Gourd love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Fig-Leaf Gourd does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Fig-Leaf Gourd after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.