Sweet gourd variety:  BARI MISTIKUMRA-2

Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originCrop origin: North America: Source of collection: Japan
Year of release 2007
Main characteristics Good for green consumption, winter season variety but can be grown during summer, Fruit flat round,  fruit skin color is deep brown patches, attractive orange flesh color and very sweet TSS 10-11%, average marketable weight 2.5-3.0kg, Crop duration  90-110days.
Planting season and timeRabi, October –December but cultivation possible in whole year
Harvesting time Green consumption 25-30days after pollination and mature/seed purpose 130-150 after seed sowing.
Resistance/toleranceTolerant to powdery mildew, papaya ring spot virus, and cucumber mosaic virus.


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