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[fulfilled!] Looking For Luffas to buy...in the US

 
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After the first of the year.
I just can't seem to grow them and we love to use them for dish scrubbers, in the bath and I like to sew flattened ones onto a long cloth for a shower back scrubber.

Looking for mature luffas that are not over mature (too long on the vine) and/or mildewed....if they are too old they shed.

I'm happy peeling them myself so no cleaning necessary.

I don't have any idea of the value?
 
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I edited the subject title in hopes that making it look like a craigslist post might help. I have no idea if it will, but I hope so!
 
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I have as many as you want. $5 each plus shipping. Marilyn from Michigan
 
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Marilyn Paris wrote:I have as many as you want. $5 each plus shipping. Marilyn from Michigan



hi Marilyn,
would you mind letting me know the size/length of the luffas and maybe a photo?
thanks!
 
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Judith Browning wrote:

Marilyn Paris wrote:I have as many as you want. $5 each plus shipping. Marilyn from Michigan



hi Marilyn,
would you mind letting me know the size/length of the luffas and maybe a photo?
thanks!



Yes, please!! I might be interested, too. I've been thinking of maybe embedding slices of them into my personal use soaps...
 
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My daughter is the one who grew them. I am still waiting for her to send a picture. She has a normal job and might not have seen my request. They are very nice luffas. Probably 11 inches long or so. They are already peeled and ready to use. How many do you think you want? Marilyn
 
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I just heard from my daughter. They are 12 to 18 inches long.
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Thank you Marilyn!

They are beautiful luffas.

I've sent you a PM.
 
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Pearl, I'm not looking anymore so could mark this thread 'found'...or something?

thanks!
 
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Yep!! :D
 
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