Ugwu is known as the Fluted Pumpkin. It is a vine plant that is native to West Africa and quite popular and heavily consumed in many parts of Nigeria. Place orders for our Ugwu seedlings today.
We offer Ugwu Seedlings. Ugwu is known as the Fluted Pumpkin. It is a vine plant that is native to West Africa and quite popular and heavily consumed in many parts of Nigeria.
Telforia Occidentalis is a drought-tolerant, dioecious perennial crop that is indigenous to the Southern part of Nigeria and it does belong to the family of Cucurbitaceae. Common names for the plant are fluted gourd, fluted pumpkin, ugwu and ugu. The fruits are not edible but seeds produced by the gourd are high in protein and fat meaning that they can be included in the dishes to make a well-balanced diet.
Consuming ugwu leaves in your meals comes with many natural benefits. Ugwu is a natural hematinic due to its iron content as well as an immune booster. The leaves also have blood sugar-reducing effects and can be included in the diet of diabetics. Also, the Ugwu plant contains a high level of phosphorus and can help prevent kidney diseases.
Growing Ugwu Seedlings
Ugwus’ growing period begins in April or May, it is a fairly drought resistant, vine grown plant that can be grown on a wide range of soil. It can be intercropped with other food and vegetable crops such as yam, maize, and cassava, or it can be planted against a fence, or bamboo stakes can be prepared for it. For fruit production, wider spacing is required when using stakes while densely spaced stands are best for leaf production.
Specification: Ugwu Seedlings
Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.
For more information on our shipping options, click here.
- A refund should be sought only if your issue is not resolved within a reasonable time frame.
- Change of Price or Unavailability of a Product: In the case of a change in price or unavailability of a product, you could change your order or request that we send your money to your store credit with Afrimash (that is your Afrimash Wallet). Then, you can use the money to shop on Afrimash later. There is no cash refund for store credits.
- Refunds are approved only after the conditions required for refund are met. When there is no other alternative, a refund will be processed within 3-5 working days.
- To request a refund, after you are logged into Afrimash.com, go to My Account > Orders > Support ... for the order in question. Enter the details of your request and send.
Cancellation / Return / Exchange Policy
- Items eligible for return are only prompted after due consultation with our Customer Experience and Logistics Department before commencing the return process once approved.
- When returning an item, ensure all seals, tags and accessories are left intact and item is in its original packaging.
- We recommend that you keep the original carton and packaging material for a smooth and easy return.
There are no inquiries yet.
You may also like…