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Bushel Basket Gourd Seeds


 
Approx. 1,700 seeds/lb.


Product Code: 31402


Item #31402*:
1/4 oz. [Price $4.95]
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1 lb. [Price $69.95]
5 lbs. [Price $319.95]

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
 
Open PollinatedWhat do these symbols mean?
(Lagenaria siceraria)
This gourd grows from 30-50 lbs. and the fruit is dried to make large baskets and decorations. Crafters love its unusual shape. 125 days.
GENERAL GROWING INFORMATION
Dry and use as decoration, birdhouses, etc. 10-15 days, 70-75F. Start early indoors in pots and transplant after last spring frost. Soak seeds in warm water overnight before seeding. Germination rates can be improved by clipping a shallow slice (with toenail clippers) off side of seed near the pointed end. Can also be seeded directly in the field in warm climates after soil temperature is 72F.

Sowing: Sow seeds in a sunny location when all danger of frost is past, or indoors 3-4 week before the last frost.
Care: Water regularly and fertilize when lateral runners begin to spread.
Harvest: To eat pick when fruits are small. For gourds allow fruits to ripen on the vine. Pick carefully.

Light
Seed
Depth
Seed Spacing
Row Spacing Days to Sprout
Plant Spacing
Days to Maturity

Full sun

1/2-3/4" /
12-18 cm

Groups of 4-6

5-6' /
150-180 cm

10-15

3-4' / 90-120 cm
10-15 weeks


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