The loamy well-drained soil is best suited for Ash Guards. Although it tolerates so many ranges of soil. Which is most suitable for the tropical or sub-tropical region. This is the appropriate result in the soil pH 5 -7.5.
Usually, Ash Gourd is grown throughout the year, though the ideal time to sow is from January to March and from September to December. North India, it is recommended to sow from October to November. You sow its seeds in October, then you can avoid the mosaic virus infection.
Seeds must be soaked in water before use, which can speed up germination. Before sowing, you should treat the seeds by bavistin solution for 2 -3 hours. Sow 4-5 seeds in a pit, after about 2 weeks remove weak plants and allow healthy plants to grow.
Its plants are grown directly in the ground by seeds, in the decomposed coco peat, you can develop seeds in the house and for transplant. you should give water regularly to the seeds and before it develops in the main areas let them grow in shades for about 2-3 weeks.