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Gourd (Birdhouse and Big Apple)
Gourd (Birdhouse and Big Apple)
Gourd (Birdhouse and Big Apple)
Gourd (Birdhouse and Big Apple)

Gourd (Birdhouse and Big Apple)

Regular price $3.75 Sale

Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria)

Humans have used dried hard-shelled gourds as tools and vessels for millennia. We use them for winter crafts and a well-sized hole turns a gourd into a comfortable house for garden birds. Gourds need full-sun and warm temperatures to mature and we grow the 10-15ft vines on a tall trellis so that the fruits hang.

Origin: Our gourd and luffa seeds both came from the garden of a friend in Asheville, NC who is an expert at growing all types of gourds. 

( Approximately 25 seeds per packet) 

Planting Instructions: sow 3 seeds 1" deep on mounds spaced 12"apart. Full sun. Thin to 1 plant per mound when plants are 2" tall.