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{"id":4572793700467,"title":"Gourd Seeds - Big Green Sausage","handle":"gourd-seeds-apple-large-1","description":"\u003cp\u003e \n\nNon-GMO Big Green Sausage gourds are a unique variety that looks like large sausages. They grow 20” long and have a pale green color. Plants grow 18-24” tall. Calabash seeds can be directly sown or transplanted from indoors. 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It helps gourds grow straight to use a fence or a trellis to guide them. When they reach full size or keep them on the vine, harvest gourds, harvest gourds allow them to fully dry without rotting. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003eVarious Uses for Big Green Sausage Gourd:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e \n\nIn the U.S. Big Green Sausage Gourds are used for decorative purposes. Place them on a fall tablescape with other decorative gourds and pumpkins. In Central America, Calabash gourds seeds have been used in a variation of the popular rice drink horchata. It pairs well with rice, cinnamon, and allspice. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003e Big Green Sausage Gourd Benefits:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e \n\nBig Green Sausage Gourd can be used for crafting. The inside of the gourd must be hollowed out first, or else the Gourd will go through sloughing. 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They grow 20” long and have a pale green color. Plants grow 18-24” tall. Calabash seeds can be directly sown or transplanted from indoors. These gourds make for exciting decorations and can be used in crafts. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e \n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e \n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Big Green Sausage Gourd Vegetable Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e \n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cul\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e Lagenaria siceraria\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Calabash\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 70 days\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2-10\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/2”\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18-24”\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6’\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Vine\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Moist, well-draining\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e 70-85℉\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Squash vine borer, aphids\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Pale green\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Used for ornamental purposes, but can be sweet\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003c\/ul\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003e Big Green Sausage Gourd Growth Habits:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e \n\nPlant seeds ½” deep, and when thinning seedlings, place hills 6’ apart, as the plant will grow significantly and needs plenty of space. It helps gourds grow straight to use a fence or a trellis to guide them. When they reach full size or keep them on the vine, harvest gourds, harvest gourds allow them to fully dry without rotting. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003eVarious Uses for Big Green Sausage Gourd:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e \n\nIn the U.S. Big Green Sausage Gourds are used for decorative purposes. Place them on a fall tablescape with other decorative gourds and pumpkins. In Central America, Calabash gourds seeds have been used in a variation of the popular rice drink horchata. It pairs well with rice, cinnamon, and allspice. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003e Big Green Sausage Gourd Benefits:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e \n\nBig Green Sausage Gourd can be used for crafting. The inside of the gourd must be hollowed out first, or else the Gourd will go through sloughing. Once the inside is hollowed out the gourd can be painted, woodburned, or decorated however you choose. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003eAdditional Information:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e Calabash gourds were used as vessels to hold belongings in ancient times.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003eSeeds Per Package:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cul\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Approximately 6,800 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Approximately 27,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 108,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e5 lb - Approximately 544,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003c\/ul\u003e "}
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Non-GMO Big Green Sausage gourds are a unique variety that looks like large sausages. They grow 20” long and have a pale green color. Plants grow 18-24” tall. Calabash seeds can be directly sown or transplanted from indoors. These gourds make for exciting decorations and can be used in crafts.

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  • Latin Name: Lagenaria siceraria
  • Other Names: Calabash
  • Days to Maturity: 70 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 2-10
  • Planting Depth: 1/2”
  • Plant Spacing: 18-24”
  • Row Spacing: 6’
  • Growth Habit: Vine
  • Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
  • Temp Preference: 70-85℉
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Pests/diseases: Squash vine borer, aphids
  • Color: Pale green
  • Flavor: Used for ornamental purposes, but can be sweet

Big Green Sausage Gourd Growth Habits:

Plant seeds ½” deep, and when thinning seedlings, place hills 6’ apart, as the plant will grow significantly and needs plenty of space. It helps gourds grow straight to use a fence or a trellis to guide them. When they reach full size or keep them on the vine, harvest gourds, harvest gourds allow them to fully dry without rotting.


Various Uses for Big Green Sausage Gourd:

In the U.S. Big Green Sausage Gourds are used for decorative purposes. Place them on a fall tablescape with other decorative gourds and pumpkins. In Central America, Calabash gourds seeds have been used in a variation of the popular rice drink horchata. It pairs well with rice, cinnamon, and allspice.


Big Green Sausage Gourd Benefits:

Big Green Sausage Gourd can be used for crafting. The inside of the gourd must be hollowed out first, or else the Gourd will go through sloughing. Once the inside is hollowed out the gourd can be painted, woodburned, or decorated however you choose.


Additional Information:

Calabash gourds were used as vessels to hold belongings in ancient times.


Seeds Per Package:

  • 1 oz - Approximately 6,800 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 27,000 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 108,000 Seeds
  • 5 lb - Approximately 544,000 Seeds
 
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