Lunga Da Pergola is an edible Italian gourd that is at its best small, about 6” long. Fruit at this size will be slightly sweet and tender. Be sure to peel the skin and clean out seed cavity before cooking. If not harvested young they can grow up to 5’ long. This is a very productive strain with white mottling on the gourd and leaves. The plants are vigorous vines. 60 days to young fruit.
150/oz. (Seed Variable);
2-8 lbs./acre.; 7-10 days, 72°F. Start early indoors in pots and transplant after last spring frost. Can also be seeded directly in the field after soil temperature is 72°F.