These ornamental gourds have many uses! Grow them for a fall table decoration or use them in the garden as a natural accent. Can be grown on trellises and arbors. When gourds are ripe, harvest and leave a small amount of vine.
Garden Tip: For best germination, nick the seedcoat. Soak in room temperature water for 24 hours before planting. Best to plant when soil temperature is 65 degrees of higher.
Big Moon is a bright orange, fast-growing beauty that can reach weights of 200 pounds or more! Add to your garden for a dramatic fall decorating touch. The tender flesh can be used for baking. Remove all but one fruit from the vine to grow a larger sized pumpkin.
Garden Tip: Seeds do not germinate in cold, wet soil. For the best crop, water equivalent to 1" of rainfall weekly. Deep soakings are better than light sprinklings. ...
This gourd averages 2-3" in size. A miniature version of an old-fashioned pumpkin with colorful bright orange, deep ribbed skins. Grown mainly for fall decorations but has an edible, sweetly flavored flesh. Grown mainly for fall decorations but has an edible, sweetly flavored flesh.
Garden Tip: Can be grown on a sturdy trellis. Cut the mature pumpkins from the vines with pruning shears, leaving 3" of stem attached to the fruit.
Create your own fun with our Jack O'Lantern. Perfect for Halloween decorating. Averages 8-15 lbs. Plant 3 to 4 seeds per hill. When plant starts to produce fruits, keep watered for best performance. Harvest when color is developed and vine is dried.
Unique gourds twist and turn into different shapes and sizes. For straighter Snake Gourds, grow on a strong trellis, which will allow gourds to grow downward. Snake Gourds can be used as musical instruments. Also known as Italian Cucuzzi squash, they can be eaten when young and tender, similar to summer squash.
Garden Tip: For best germination, nick the seedcoat. Soak in lukewarm water for 24 hours before planting. Best to ...
An attractive gourd reminiscent of swans, also known as Gooseneck. Its skin color is dark green, and its light green speckles change to tan when dried. Measure 10-12" from curve in neck to base of fruit. Swan gourds make lovely decorations when painted.
Garden Tip: For best germination, nick the seedcoat. Soak in lukewarm water for 24 hours before planting. Best to plant when soil temperature is 65 degrees or higher. ...