Vegetable Seeds Catalogue

Gourd

Sowing periods

Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Nov 30th
Temperate Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Jan 31st
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Jan 1st to Dec 31st
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Botanical Name
Lagenaria siceraria

A very popular ornamental gourd, used for decorating, craft and making into kids money boxes (to put all their pocket money earned from working in the garden  :  ).

Grows to 10-15 cm in length, with a waist in the middle to provide the bottle shape. 10 seeds.

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Cucurbita pepo

An heirloom, pear-shaped gourd that has a green lower half with stripes and a yellow top half. The gourds are medium-small and make great ornamentals or craft projects. Gourds are the hollow, dried shell of cucurbita that can be used ornamentally, topped for bowls, place a slit in for a kids money box or many other creative/fun uses. 10 seeds.

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Botanical Name
Lagenaria siceraria

A beautifully shaped and coloured gourd. This gourd has an arching neck and dark green skin with light green speckles. The base averages 20 – 24 cm in diameter. Once dried they make great ornamentals and craft items. Some fruit may not form bulbs. 10 seeds.

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Botanical Name
Cucurbita pepo

An interesting mix of small fruited gourds. Warty pear, dumplings, patty pans, cheese wheels and other shapes in a range of colours. Gourds are the hollow, dried shell of cucurbita that can be used ornamentally, topped for bowls, place a slit in for a kids money box or many other creative/fun uses. 10 seeds.

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Botanical Name
Cucurbita pepo

These very decorative types of ornamental pumpkins come in a range of unusual shapes (bottle or snake shaped with stripes and spots) and colors from pale yellow to orange and deep green. Gourds grow well in organically rich and warm soils (or on top of a sunny compost heap or a large trellis). Regularly watered over summer this variety will be ready for harvest in approx.100 days. 10 seeds