A terrific value!

Park's Gourd Seed Collection

Seeds
Item # 38059
$19.95
Available to ship.

Gourds in All Shapes and Sizes!

Contains 1 packet each of Big Apple, Birdhouse, Luffa, Penguin, Siphon, Fancy Fall Mix, and Speckled Swan
Designed just for the gourd lover in us all, this economical collection brings you the widest possible selection of varieties at the best possible price. In addition to 6 specialty-shape packets, you get 1 packet of mixed types, so you can be assured of growing every size and shape gourd you have ever wished for! And the price is unbeatable!

In this mix you get 1 packet each of 7 of the very best, including our popular Fancy Fall Mix. Enjoy Big Apple, Birdhouse, Luffa, Penguin, Siphon, and Speckled Swan varieties to your heart's content. There's enough here for all your craft projects, your holiday gifts, and your neighbors and friends!

Gourds are squash, easy to grow and vining either upward or across the garden floor. Train them up a support if you want to get more rounded fruit (with no "flat" side). They harvest from midsummer into early fall, and then can be dried completely for a wide range of uses. Native Americans used gourds extensively for everything from water dippers to siphons, bowls, and instruments. People around the world continue to bathe with luffa (loofah) sponges made from gourds, and birds rely on them for particularly cozy, spacious houses!

Some gourd varieties resemble certain objects, such as our popular Penguin and Speckled Swan. These are almost begging to be painted and decorated! Then there is the Fancy Fall Mix, perfect for Thanksgiving centerpieces, tailgating displays, and horns o' plenty! The possibilities are endless . . . and a lot more affordable when you pick up this collection! 7 packets.

Variety
Park's Gourd Collection
Item Form
Seeds
Habit
Vining
Additional Characteristics
Direct Sow, Easy Care Plants, Garden Art, Trellises
Harvest Season
Early Fall, Late Fall, Late Summer, Mid Fall, Mid Summer
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Moisture Requirements
Dry, Moist,  well-drained
Resistance
Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance
Clay, Normal,  loamy, Poor, Sandy
Uses
Beds, Ornamental, Outdoor, Vines and Climbers