Annual cucurbits grown much like winter squash. Large: 100-300 seeds/oz.; Small: 300-900 seeds/oz. Direct sow seeds after danger of frost where they are to remain. Seeds germ in 5-7 days at 75-80°F. Best on a trellis in full sun. Do not thin seedlings as brightest colors may sprout slowest. Harvest when fruits are fully mature but before frost, and dry several weeks; can be varnished. 10-12' vines. Days to maturity are from sowing.
Large Seeded Gourds
Small Seeded Gourds