How To Grow And Make A Loofah/Luffa Sponge
A loofah is a fibrous plant seed pod. The luffa plant is a cucurbit, a group of plants including gourds, pumpkins, and cucumbers. It grows as a flowering annual vine. The pollinated flowers grow cylindrical green fruits that eventually develop into a seed pod filled with many intertwined cellulose fibers. The outer skin is removed to reveal the “loofah” inside.
Sea sponges are members of the animal kingdom. They grow on the sea floor and filter food out of the water. The word sponge is often used to describe loofah and man made “sponges” with absorbent properties like sea sponges.Check out this great article below that shows you all you need to know about growing and making a Loofah/Luffa sponge.