Spinning Top mini gourd is only 3-5” tall with a birdhouse shape. They are green with white stripes in the fall and tan after curing for 3 months. It was used as a toy by Tennessee school children for many generations. They are adorable in fall displays, make fascinating toys and are cute Christmas tree decorations too. 90-100 days.
2,500 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.