Gourd, Apple

Lagenaria siceraria
$2.99 to $31.00
SKU: 1202
  • Hard-shelled gourds resemble apples
  • Mottled green skin dries to brown
  • Gourds grow to 6-8 inches by 4 inches across
  • Best used for crafting and birdhouses
  • 100-120 days

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(Lagenaria siceraria) Large hard-shelled gourd shaped like an apple. Mottled green skin dries to brown; very long shelf life. Gourds are 6-8" tall and 4-6" across. Best used for crafting and birdhouses. 100-120 days.

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - 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.