Tindora Plant/Cutting-Priority Waiting List
Also known as ivy gourd, baby watermelon, little gourd or gentleman's toes, it produces small edible gourds that are prepared in curries or stir fried.Also known as giloda in Gujarati, dondakaya in Telugu, kovakka in Malayalam and Tamil, tondli in Marathi, tondekayi in Kannada, kundru in Hindi.
This plant is a perennial climber with single tendrils and glabrous leaves. The leaves have 5 lobes and are 6.5–8.5 cm long and 7–8 cm wide. Female and male flowers emerge at the axils on the petiole, and have 3 stamens. In the northern states it is treated as an annual, but can be stored indoors during the winter months.
Absolutely no replacements will be considered for Tindora for any reason.
*These are tindora rooted stem cuttings. Please note not all stem cuttings have leaves or may drop leaves during shipping, but all stem cuttings have confirmed roots before shipping. Please transplant gently to ensure not to damage the roots
Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping and we pack with the utmost care. ALL SALES FINAL on plants! It is your responsibility to check your mail after ordering a live plant! It is natural for some branch or leaves to fall in transit. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA.
Latin Name & Planting Guidance
Latin Name: Coccinia grandis
Hindi Name: Kundru कुन्द्रू
Marathi Name: Tondli तोंडली
Kannada Name: Tondikay
Telugu Name: Donda kaya
Tamil Name: Kovai கோவை
Bengali Name: Telakucha তেলাকুচা
Malayalam Name: Kova