Grows on a long vine — perfect for a fence or trellis!
This Lagenaria bottle gourd is easy to grow and irresistible as a crafts project!
Item Form: (P)Pkt of 25 seeds
Bloom Start to End: Mid Summer
Days to Maturity: 130
Fruit Color: Brown
Seeds Per Pack: 25
Plant Height: 40 ft
Additional Characteristics: Bird Lovers,Bloom First Year,Direct Sow,Easy Care Plants,Flower,Garden Art,Trellises
Bloom Color: Green
Harvest Season: Early Fall,Late Fall,Late Summer,Mid Fall
Light Requirements: Full Sun,Part Shade
Moisture Requirements: Moist, well-drained
Resistance: Disease Resistant,Heat Tolerant,Humidity Tolerant,Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance: Normal, loamy
Uses: Ornamental,Outdoor,Vines and Climbers
(P)?Pkt of 25 seeds
130 days from direct sowing.
This smooth-skinned, nicely-rounded green gourd is just crying out to be a crafts project! Perfect for birdhouses, this Lagenaria (bottle-shaped) type is as fun after harvest as it is to grow. Very easy and heavy-bearing, the Birdhouse Gourd is ideal for families, class projects, and craftspeople of all types!
SImply direct-sow the seed in a sunny spot after the soil has warmed up in spring. From mid to late summer you will “harvest” plenty of 12- to 15-inch gourds from vigorous vines reaching 40 feet tall! For best shape, support the vine with a trellis, fence, or other vertical fixture, so the gourds hang down with no “flat side.” Pkt is 25 seeds.
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