Gourd

GOURD ‘Mini Bottle’
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.

$3.50
Sowing Periods
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Mild Climate Periods Sep 1st Jan 31st
Tropical Climate Periods Jan 1st Dec 31st

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Sep 1st - Nov 30th
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Sep 1st - Jan 31st
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Jan 1st - Dec 31st
Gourd ‘Speckled Swan’
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.

$3.50
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Mild Climate Periods Sep 1st Jan 31st
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GOURDS ‘Harrowsmith Select’
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.

$3.50
Sowing Periods
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Cool Climate Periods Sep 1st Nov 30th
Mild Climate Periods Sep 1st Jan 31st
Tropical Climate Periods Jan 1st Dec 31st
GOURDS ‘Mixed large fruited’
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

$3.50
Sowing Periods
FromTo
Cool Climate Periods Sep 1st Nov 30th
Mild Climate Periods Sep 1st Jan 31st
Tropical Climate Periods Jan 1st Dec 31st
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