Ridge gourd is a very important vegetable that is grown in India throughout the year. Ridge gourd is green in color and has stems which are used as vegetable.
Ridge gourd has many health benefits like blood purifier, beneficial in diabetes & also helps in weight loss. Ridge gourd can be grown on various varieties of soils but grows very well on sandy loam soils. The pH value of the soil should be in the range of 6.5 – 7.5
Ridge gourd is sown depending upon the type of crop. But is mainly sown during January & July.