The scientific name of Tinda is Praecitrullus fistulosus , it is also known as Indian squash, round melon or apple gourd. It belongs to the Family of Cucurbitaceae. The fruits are of diameter 5-8 cm and are spherical in shape. It is a warm season crop as vines do not grow well in cool or humid climates. The seeds require a temperature of 21-35°C to germinate.
The Navneet variety of Tinda Vegetable is a very popular variety with tender light green round fruits. The prolific vines grow up to 35-40 inches. First picking occurs after 50-55 days and the approx. seed count is 200.
Tinda, also known as the round gourd vegetable, is rich in nutrients and low in calories and thus a great ingredient for a weight loss recipe. Consuming Tinda regularly is said to be good for maintaining proper eye health. Tinda should also be included in the diet of patients diagnosed with Chronic diseases like High blood pressure, Cancer and other heart related problems. In addition Tinda does wonders for the Digestive system so in all it is a great nutritious ingredient for everyone.
You can grow round gourds in your kitchen garden by acquiring Tinda seeds from Urja Seeds. This online seeds store provides the best Tinda seeds online which are of highest quality and nutritious value. Make sure to keep the soil around the tinda seeds moist during its growth process. The germination of seeds will take around 7 to 15 days. The harvest will be ready in a month's time and then you can go ahead and prepare the delicious Tinda sabzi!
It is mainly a warm and dry season crop. The vines do not grow well in cool or humid weather. The seeds require soil temperature of 21-35°C to germinate. It likes warm, sunny conditions of 25-30°C at daytime and 18°C or more during night
- Tender light green round fruits
- Prolific vines growing upto 35 to 40 inches
- Hair on stem and leaves
- First picking in 50 to 55 days
- Approx seeds count -100
Sub Category - Round Gourd (Tinda) Seeds
Category - Vegetable Seeds