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GOURD Birdhouse

Lagenaria siceraria

Stock: Out Of Stock

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Characteristics: Fruiting Vine

Seeds per packet: 10

This smooth-skinned, nicely-rounded green gourd is ideal for crafts project. Perfect for birdhouses, this bottle-shaped type is easy to grow and heavy-bearing.

Adaptable to most good garden soils but prefers a rich soil with generous amount of water in full sun.

TropicalAll Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer
Cool climate: Mid Spring to Early Summer

Sow: 2cm deep
Sow 3-4 seeds in raised mounds 1 metre apart in direct in growing position. Thin to to the stwo strongest plants in each mound.
Plant space: 1 metre
Row Space: 1 metre
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 14 weeks

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