These Small Gourds form a variety of unusually shaped, inedible fruit on tropical looking vines. They are brightly colored and hard-shelled. The vigorous vines that can spread 10’-20’ are often used to beautify fences, trellises or other areas of the garden. Use the colorful gourds as decorations and for crafts.
Germ: 10-15 days
Maturity: 90-120 days
Net Wt. per Packet: 2 grams
Approximate Seed Count: 12-20 Seeds/Packet
Plant: Sow the seeds in a sunny location when all danger of frost is past, or indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost. Press the seed into the soil and keep moist.
Care: These vines will flourish in almost any soil and in most conditions.
Tips: The fruits should be allowed to ripen on the vine and picked carefully. Fruit may be made shinier by applying a thin coat of floor wax or varnish.