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(Plant heights are given at maturity)

Gourds grow on vigorous vines can reach 40 feet and can be trellised to save space.  Maturity: 110-120 days

Apple Gourd

Apple, Large  (110 days)  This variety is shaped like an apple,  4 to 7-1/2 pound fruits.
#657   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 30 seeds
#B4z-657    Bulk seed   4oz $54.90
#B1-657    Bulk seed   1lb  $99.99



Apple, Small  (90 days)  Smaller version of the above with tennis ball sized fruits.
#3589   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 30 seeds
#B4z-3589    Bulk seed   4oz $54.90
#B1-3589    Bulk seed   1lb  $99.99


bottle gourdBottle or Bird House (110 days)  Used for cups, bottles and bird houses.  Slender neck and bulbous base.  Dries to a tan color.
#541   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 30 seeds
#B4z-541    Bulk seed   4oz $26.55
#B1-541    Bulk seed   1lb  $52.35



Bowl (120 days) Dry  this variety for decorative bowls or baskets.  Round , flattened fruits
#542  Packet  $3.50,  Approximately 10 seeds
#542   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 10 seeds


Bushel GourdBushel (125 days)  30-50 pound fruits dried for large baskets.
#687   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 15 seeds
#B4z-687    Bulk seed   4oz $39.00
#B1-687    Bulk seed   1lb  $78.00


Cave Man Club Dinosaur gourdDinosaur (Cave Man's Club) (125 days) A ribbed and wrinkled version of the dipper gourd.
#543   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 30 seeds
#B4z-543    Bulk seed   4oz $29.90
#B1-543    Bulk seed   1lb  $59.23



Dipper (110 days)  Long neck and round blossom end.
#544   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 30 seeds
#B4z-544    Bulk seed   4oz $27.99
#B1-544    Bulk seed   1lb  $52.99



Egg (90 days)  Small gourd shaped like an egg.
#545   Packet   $4.50,  Approximately 20 seeds


luffa gourd  Luffa (115-130 days)  Fruits are grown and dried to make luffa sponges.  To do so, merely soak the dried fruit in water to remove the skin.  The interior is the sponge.
#656   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 10 seeds
#B4z-656    Bulk seed   4oz $27.25
#B1-656    Bulk seed   1lb  $52.85



Mini Red Turban (120 days)  Small green, yellow and red striped turban.  Similar to Turk's Turban, but smaller.
#3588   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 30 seeds
#Bz-3588    Bulk seed   1 oz $10.60



Shenot Crown of Thorns or Ten Commandment Gourd (95 days)  Small multi-colored variety with 10 fingers pointing toward the blossom end.
#547   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 30 seeds
#B4z-547    Bulk seed   4oz $42.35
#B1-547    Bulk seed   1lb  $83.99


small gourd mix  Small Gourd Mix  (85-90 days)  A mix of the best of the small varieties:  warted, smooth and dipper handled.
#768   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 50 seeds
#B4z-768    Bulk seed   4oz $19.93
#B1-768    Bulk seed   1lb  $36.99



Snake (85 Days)  These long smooth pale green skinned gourds grow up to 4 feet long and can be eaten like summer squash, or dried for decorating.
#1002   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 10 seeds


Spoon gourd  Spoon (85 days)  Small colorful spoon shaped gourds.
#4200   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 20 seeds


Turk's Turban gourd pumpkinTurkish Turban or Red Turban (95 days)  Actually a buttercup-type squash, but it more often used for decoration than for eating.   Red cap and silver button.
#548   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 30 seeds
#B4z-548    Bulk seed   4oz $19.00
#B1-548    Bulk seed   1lb  $39.99



Warty Mix (90 days)  Very unusual mix with a variety of shapes and sizes, all warted.  Special selection.
#3592   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 20 seeds
#B4z-3592    Bulk seed   4oz $24.90
#B1-3592    Bulk seed   1lb  $69.23


Winged Spoon Large gourd autumnWinged Spoon Large (100 days)  Spoon shaped gourd with a 6in. neck ending in a 2-3in. bulb with wings.  Interesting shape. Colors can be yellow, yellow and green, tan, and a mix of these.
#3591   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 20 seeds



Winged Spoon, Small  (100 days)  Smaller version of the above with a 4in. neck.
#3591   Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 20 seeds

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