Bushel Gourd

$ 3.00

130 days.   Lagenaria siceraria

The Bushel is gigantic ornamental gourd!

Bushel Gourds can grow up to 5 feet in diameter, the size of a bushel basket, and can weigh as much as 100 lbs.

This gourd variety is excellent for making crafts.

Plant seeds early in year is you have a shorter growing season.

Contains 15 heirloom seeds

Planting Tips:

A few weeks before the last frost of the year is the best time to begin starting your gourd seeds inside your home or greenhouse. It takes a gourd seed about a week to germinate and then about two-three weeks to mature enough that it can be transplanted outside.

Sow seeds approx 1 inch seeds. Keep soil moist but not water logged.