Birdhouse Gourd Seed

Birdhouse Gourd Seed

Latin Name: Lagenaria siceraria

Product ID#: RG8580-8501

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Excellent for Trellising, Netting Recommended
Additional Characteristics Recommended for Summer Planting for Fall Harvest, Start Early for Transplants, Easy to Grow
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Cutting / Cut Flowers, Heirloom & Heritage, Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 110 Days
Stem Type Branching Stem
Plant Hardiness Tender
Plant Height 61 + inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Well-drained
Plant Uses Cut Flower & Bouquets, Excellent for Drying & Crafts, Climbers & Vines
Shape Elongated, Oval
  • 1 packet

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Birdhouse Gourds are a delightfully whimsical addition to your growing efforts and the perfect shape for your feathered friends in the garden! Most commonly grown for creating birdhouses, these 8" to 10 " inch smooth skinned, wide bottomed gourds are ideal for drying and then decorating. Fun to grow over a sturdy trellis arch or along a garden gate, the suspense of harvest awaits each fall to start crafting with them once they are properly cured. Stand them up when the fruits are young to get a fully flat bottom. These attractive gourds can be painted, carved, cut and drilled into countless creations - use your imagination! Average 100 days. Packet: 20 seeds.

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