Bottle Gourd is a very important vegetable crop in India and belongs to cucurbitaceae family. Bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) is an annual, vigorous, climbing vine with large leaves and white flowers. It had been cultivated in Asia, Europe and the Americas for thousands of years. It is also known as squash, bottle squash, and long melon and lauki in India.
The bottle gourd is an easy to grow at home. You can grow it in a pots/Container (wide and deep pot) or in ground starting from seeds.