Decorative Gourd ‘Bushel’ Large Gourd

Decorative Gourd ‘Bushel’ Large Gourd

Description

Huge round hard-shelled gourds up to 24 inches across can be used for storage containers or large scale crafts. 120 days from transplant
Care: Plant 4-6′ apart in rows 6-8′ apart in full sun and well-drained soil. Grow on a trellis or fence for cleaner fruit. Leave on the vine as long as possible, until rinds have hardened. Bring in after the first light frost, before rains. Wash ripe gourd in diluted bleach solution, dry, then wax with floor wax and polish. Turn regularly while drying; takes about a month.

Product Description

Huge round hard-shelled gourds up to 24 inches across can be used for storage containers or large scale crafts. 120 days from transplant
Care: Plant 4-6′ apart in rows 6-8′ apart in full sun and well-drained soil. Grow on a trellis or fence for cleaner fruit. Leave on the vine as long as possible, until rinds have hardened. Bring in after the first light frost, before rains. Wash ripe gourd in diluted bleach solution, dry, then wax with floor wax and polish. Turn regularly while drying; takes about a month.