Ornamental Gourd 'Green Bottle' - 10 seeds (Cucurbita pepo)

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One of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, bottle gourd is a climbing plant which bears hard-shelled and bottle-shaped gourds as fruits.

The dried and hollowed-out shell of one of these fruits, often used as a container, a drinking utensil, a musical instrument or a birdhouse.

Bottle gourds is an annual vine having white flowers and smooth, large, hard-shelled gourds. Grown most often in warmer climates, this squash grows from 6 to 36 inches long and 3 to 12 inches in diameter.

SOWING

Sow: May

Season: Annual

Height: 12 - 24 ft (4 - 8m)

Bloom Season: VII - VIII

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH 6.1 - 7.3

Temperature: 18 - 20 C (64-68 F)

Average Germ Time: 10 - 14 days

Depth: 1 inch

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 20 - 40 inches


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Data sheet

Color
Green
Height
Up to 200cm (75in)
Moisture
Medium
Ideal for
Beds & borders
Groundcover
Vines & Climbers
Sunlight
Full sun
Scented
Unscented
Sowing month
April
June
May