Winter Gourd

冬瓜

(Benincasa hispida)

winter gourd

Photo Credit: The Spruce Eats

Growing Facts

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Hong Kong Warm Growing Season (May-August)

Winter gourd enjoys warm weather

Full sunlight preferred

Moderate amount of water

Soil needs to have good drainage

The bigger and taller the container, the better. Varieties of winter gourd also needs to be noted.

Transplanting method preferred. When seedlings have 3 to 5 true leaves, they can be transplanted. 

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Fun Facts
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By weight, winter gourd contains more than 90% of water.
Winter gourd is nutritious, containing Vitamin B, C and E.
生長說明

香港夏季生長期 (5月至8月)

冬瓜偏好溫暖的天氣

 

每天充份太陽

適量澆水,泥土需要排水良好

 

種植盆越大越深就越理想,亦需要參考冬瓜品種而定

建議使用幼苗移植方法。當幼苗長出3至5片真葉,就可以移植到種植盆

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趣聞
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普遍來說,冬瓜含有超過90%水分。
冬瓜營養價值高,含有維他命B、C、E。