Growing Small Gourds Mix Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Cucurbita pepo
- Days to Maturity: 90-120 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3-12
- Planting Depth: 1”
- Plant Spacing: 60”
- Row Spacing: 8’
- Growth Habit: Vine
- Soil Preference: Well-drained soil with a pH between 6 and 7
- Temp Preference: 70℉
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Susceptible to rot and mildew
- Color: Green, white, and yellow
Gourd seeds can be sown directly outdoors by planting one inch deep with five feet between plants and eight feet between rows. While growing, be sure not to overwater, as doing so can cause rot and mildew to spread throughout the vine. When the Gourds are ready to be harvested, the stems will turn yellow and can be cut off the vine.
Gourds are primarily used for decoration and autumn decor. Small gourds are the perfect filler. Try this as a centerpiece. Get a bowl that is low and wide. Place gourds in a bowl with some other fall accents like pine cones and mini pumpkins. Your centerpiece is set! This festive and natural centerpiece and happily decompose in your compost bin after the fall season.
Small Gourds Mix Benefits:
Gourds primarily serve a decorative purpose. Why grow one type when you could have a variety? A variety of gourds will look more interesting displayed throughout your home. Additionally, small gourds take up less space in the garden. Typically there are fewer rotting and mildew issues because smaller gourds get better circulation.
A mix of small gourds. No two bag od seeds will be alike!
Seeds Per Package:
- 2 g - Approximately 60 Seeds
- 1 oz - Approximately 850 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 3,400 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 13,600 Seeds