Gourd, Ten Commandments
- Fruits grow to the size of a softball
- Fruits have striped, mottled, and multicolored skins
- 95 days
(C. pepo) (aka Crown of Thorns) Softball-sized gourds have ten fingers that point towards the blossom end. Select mixture of bright striped, mottled, multicolored decorative gourds. Excellent for fall displays. 95 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.