Birdhouse Gourd Seed

Birdhouse Gourd Seed

Latin Name: Lagenaria siceraria

Product ID#: RG8580-8501

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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 Uses Cut Flower & Bouquets, Excellent for Drying & Crafts, Climbers & Vines
Shape Elongated, Oval
  • 1 packet

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$3.75
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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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