Bitter Gourd Varieties and their characteristics

By Agropedia on 15 Aug 2018 | read


Bitter Gourd Varieties and their characteristics
S.No.Name of the varietyCharacteristics
1.Pusa Do Mausmi

Suitable for spring-summer and rainy season. Fruits are dark green, long medium thick, club shaped with 7-8 continuous ridges.

They are edible in 55 days from sowing, 8-10 fruits weigh one kg.

2.Coimbatore LongFruits are long, tender, white in colour and suitable as a rainy season crop, average yield 25-30 t/ha.
3.Akra HaritThe fruits are attractive, spindle shaped with glossy green  colour, small in size with smooth regular ribs, crop duration100-110 days, average yield 12 t/ha.
4.VK-1-PriyaThe fruits are white and 35-40 cm long, heavy bearing variety with first picking in 60 days. Average yield is 50 fruits/plant.
5.Phule PriyankaHybrid variety with dark green colour fruits. Fruits are 20-25 cm long with tubercles. Average yield is 35-40 t/ha.
6.Phule Green GoldFruits are 2530 cm long, dark green coloured with tubercles. Suitable for exports.
7.Phule UjwalaFruits 18-20 cm long, dark green in colour with tubercles, average yield 30-35 t/ha, suitable for exports.
8.Pride of GujaratFruits are small, round, whitish green in colour with a few white dabson the skin. Each fruit weighs 8-10 g.