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Plant seeds or starts in clusters or 'hills' 2 to 3 seeds or  a single start per hill with 5-8 feet between hills both directions. Hills can be slightly raised to improve drainage in wet climates. Alternately, plant 2-3 feet apart in rows 4-6 feet apart. Harvest in fall after the shell gets hard. Allow to cure for 1-2 weeks in warm dry place before painting.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eFacts:\u003c\/h3\u003e\nOne of many gourds in the bottle gourd group, this strain can be grown suspended from a fence or support to straighten the neck or handle. 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Plant seeds or starts in clusters or 'hills' 2 to 3 seeds or  a single start per hill with 5-8 feet between hills both directions. Hills can be slightly raised to improve drainage in wet climates. Alternately, plant 2-3 feet apart in rows 4-6 feet apart. Harvest in fall after the shell gets hard. Allow to cure for 1-2 weeks in warm dry place before painting.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eFacts:\u003c\/h3\u003e\nOne of many gourds in the bottle gourd group, this strain can be grown suspended from a fence or support to straighten the neck or handle. Although edible, the flavor is not impressive. \n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eSeeds Per Package:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e2 g - Approximately 10 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1\/4 oz - Approximately 35 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Approximately 140 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Approximately 560 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 2,240 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMountain Valley Seed Company Brand - Independently Family Owned \u0026amp; Operated Small Seed Company - Premium Quality Seeds\u003c\/p\u003e"}
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105-125 days. Speckled Swan gourd is a very unique looking variety that is shaped very similarly to an actual swan. The gourds have a large round base that narrows to a long curved neck and a drooped over bulbous top. They are dark green with white speckles. Gourds grow 5-8” wide at their rounded base and have a 12-16” neck. They can weigh 5-15 lbs. They are fully mature 105-125 days after sowing seeds, and are an excellent decoration with a nice color before they are dried, although they will last much longer after being dried.

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  • Latin Name: Lagenaria siceraria
  • Other Names:
  • Days to Maturity: 105-125 Days
  • Planting Depth: 1/2 inch
  • Plant Spacing: 2 feet
  • Row Spacing: 4-6 feet
  • Growth Habit: Sprawling vines
  • Soil Preference: Rich well-drained
  • Temp Preference: Warm
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Pests/diseases:
  • Color: Green w/white or light green speckles
  • Flavor: N/A

Growing Directions:

Plant after all danger of frost has passed as you would large winter squash or pumpkins. Plant seeds or starts in clusters or 'hills' 2 to 3 seeds or  a single start per hill with 5-8 feet between hills both directions. Hills can be slightly raised to improve drainage in wet climates. Alternately, plant 2-3 feet apart in rows 4-6 feet apart. Harvest in fall after the shell gets hard. Allow to cure for 1-2 weeks in warm dry place before painting.

Facts:

One of many gourds in the bottle gourd group, this strain can be grown suspended from a fence or support to straighten the neck or handle. Although edible, the flavor is not impressive. 

 

Seeds Per Package:

  • 2 g - Approximately 10 Seeds
  • 1/4 oz - Approximately 35 Seeds
  • 1 oz - Approximately 140 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 560 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 2,240 Seeds

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