- Light green fruit with rounded necks and bowls
- Fruits grow to 14 inches by 12 inches
- Vines grow 15-35 feet
- Make excellent birdhouses
- 95-110 days
(L. siceraria) Light-green fruits with rounded necks and bowls grow 14" tall and 12" in diameter. Dried gourds make excellent birdhouses. Vigorous 15-35' vines. 95-110 days.
Learn to Grow Birdhouse Gourd
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.
Ratings & Reviews
These gourds grew beautifully and looked so cute on our garden fence. The flowers are beautiful. They are a new staple for my garden. Can not wait to make a few birdhouses once they are finished drying, but currently enjoying them hung up with our Christmas decorations.