Chinese Miniature Gourd
- Acorn squash type gourd resembles small pumpkins
- Fruits grow to 3 inches
- Fruits weigh 4-5 ounces
- 100 days
(C. pepo) (aka Jack Be Little, Munchkin) From Ohio SSE member Ken Stoller. Small 3" fruits weigh 4-5 ounces. A type of acorn squash which is delicious roasted as miniature squash or used as long lasting holiday decorations. 100 days.
Learn to Grow Chinese Miniature 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.