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Gourd 'Birdhouse Mix'

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Lagenaria siceraria


Birdhouse gourds make an ideal gardening project. The hard-shelled hanging fruits are not edible but are wonderful for craft projects such as creating decorative homes for the birds.

Although easy and fairly easy to grow, they need lots of watering, warm soil temperatures and a climbing trellis.


Sow direct or raise seedling. Keep Moist

Sowing Depth 4mm. 
When to sow in Australia

Tropical: Late Summer , Autumn and Winter

Temperate: Spring and Summer 

Cool climate: Spring

Germination 14-21 days at 25-30 °C
Row Spacing 70cm
Plant Spacing 50cm
Position Full sun