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Gourd Seeds, Birdhouse Garden

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Product Information

Birdhouse Gourds are green, hourglass-shaped fruits that reach 8"-10" in length.

Decorative, fresh, and extra useful when made into a birdhouse! They can also provide a fun project for children to paint funny faces on them. 

 


Sku: 5743

Growing Information
Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun

Germination

Days to
Germination:

14-21 Days

Height

Growing Height:

6'

Key Features

Plant Type: Annual

Days To Bloom: 120-130 Days

Instructions

Best practice: sow a few Garden Birdhouse Gourds seeds evenly spaced in hills, 8" high and 12" across. Young vines should have a fence, trellis, or heavy cord on which to climb. When young vines are about 8", thin to 3 plants per hill. Does not transplant well.

Planting Depth: 1.5"

Seed Spacing: Sow Garden Birdhouse Gourds seeds roughly 6' apart.

Suggestions

To dry gourds, wait until gourd is fully developed and hard enough to pick from the vines. Pick before frost. To preserve, avoid brushing and wash thoroughly. Store in a dry, well-ventilated place until thoroughly dried out and hard. Can then be waxed or painted.


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