Gourd, Dinosaur

Catalog #0104

3600
(Lagenaria siceraria) (aka Maranka, Swan) Given to SSE years ago by a Cherokee member from Louisiana. Traditionally used to decorate sweat lodges. Solid green gourds have curved necks and distinctive ridges, perfect for gourd-craft swans. Total length of 18-24" with an 8" bowl. Best when grown on a trellis. 125 days.
DIRECT SEED
1" Deep
SEEDS TO HILL
6-8 Seeds
THIN
To 3-4 Plants
LIGHT
Full Sun
Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds outdoors after the danger of frost has passed in 12" diameter hills. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. In short season areas, grow from transplants started indoors 8 weeks in advance. Gourds grow well on fences or garden trellises.

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