Gourd, Spinning

Catalog #0867

5710

(Cucurbita pepo) (aka Dancing) Sent to SSE by member Junior Gordon from Hickman County in Tennessee. Years ago children would carry these gourds in their pockets to play with at school where they would spin them on their desks. Hard shelled when dried, great ornamental. 90-100 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. Can also be started indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost. Gourds grow well on fences or garden trellises.

Price:  Free!