Bushel Basket gourd grows from 30-50 lbs. and the fruit is dried to make large baskets and decorations. Crafters love its unusual shape. 125 days.
1,700 seeds/lb.; 10-15 days, 70-75°F. Start early indoors in pots and transplant after last spring frost. Soak seeds in warm water overnight before seeding. Can also be seeded directly in the field in warm climates after soil temperature is 72°F.