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Gourd Birdhouse Pkt
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Gourd Birdhouse Pkt

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Product Description
One of the more popular gourds to grow! Birdhouse Gourd vines bear light green, hourglass-shaped gourds that are the ideal size for hanging birdhouses. Gourds are usually 12-24 inches long with an 8-12 inch diameter. Gourds should be harvested in the fall when the shell becomes hard and glossy and before a killing frost. To make a birdhouse, allow the gourd to dry, cut an entrance hole, remove the seeds, and varnish or wax the gourd. Gourd seeds can be started indoors or direct sown into the garden after all danger of frost has passed. Plant in hills, with about 5-8 ft. between hills. 95 DAYS.
Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Lagenaria siceraria 'Birdhouse'
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Height: 1 - 2 feet
  • Spacing: 5-8 feet between hills
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Spread: 10 - 16 feet vine
  • Depth: 1 inch
  • Germination: 8 - 10 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 95 - 110 Days
  • Soil Preference: Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Form: vegetable, fruits, gourd
  • Size: 25 Seed Pkt
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:


Spring 2021 Shipping Schedule
    Zones     Sweet Potatoes Bareroot Roses Tomatoes & Peppers  Potatoes 
1A-4A 5/17/21 - 6/4/21 4/12/21 - 5/28/21 5/10/21 - 6/4/21 3/22/21 - 6/11/21
4B 5/17/21 - 6/4/21 4/12/21 - 5/28/21 5/10/21 - 6/4/21 3/22/21 - 6/11/21
5A 5/10/21 - 6/4/21 3/29/21 - 5/28/21 5/10/21 - 6/4/21 3/1/21 - 6/11/21
5B 4/26/21 - 6/4/21 3/15/21 - 5/28/21 5/10/21 - 6/4/21 3/1/21 - 6/11/21
6A 4/26/21 - 6/4/21 3/1/21 - 5/28/21 5/10/21 - 6/4/21 3/1/21 - 6/11/21
6B 4/26/21 - 6/4/21 3/1/21 - 5/28/21 5/10/21 - 6/4/21 3/1/21 - 6/11/21
7A 4/26/21 - 6/4/21 2/22/21 - 5/28/21 5/10/21 - 6/4/21 2/22/21 - 6/11/21
7B 4/26/21 - 6/4/21 2/22/21 - 5/28/21 4/12/21 - 6/4/21 2/22/21 - 6/11/21
8A & B 4/19/21 - 6/4/21 2/15/21 - 5/28/21 4/12/21 - 6/4/21 2/15/21 - 6/11/21
9A & B 4/19/21 - 6/4/21 1/18/21 - 5/28/21 4/12/21 - 6/4/21 2/8/21 - 6/11/21
10A & B 4/12/21 - 6/4/21 1/18/21 - 5/28/21 4/12/21 - 6/4/21 2/8/21 - 6/11/21
Last Order Date 5/31/2021 5/24/2021 5/31/2021 6/7/2021

Spring 2021 Shipping Schedule
    Zones     Tender Annuals Onion Plants All other Perennials & Potted Plants Dormant Trees & Hedges
1A-4A 4/26/21 - 6/4/21 4/5/21 - 5/7/21 5/3/21 - 6/4/21 4/5/21 - 6/4/21
4B 4/26/21 - 6/4/21 3/29/21 - 5/7/21 5/3/21 - 6/4/21 4/5/21 - 6/4/21
5A 4/26/21 - 6/4/21 3/22/21 - 5/7/21 3/29/21 - 6/4/21 4/5/21 - 6/4/21
5B 4/26/21 - 6/4/21 3/22/21 - 5/7/21 3/15/21 - 6/4/21 4/5/21 - 6/4/21
6A 4/26/21 - 6/4/21 3/1/21 - 5/7/21 3/8/21 - 6/4/21 4/5/21 - 6/4/21
6B 4/26/21 - 6/4/21 2/22/21 - 5/7/21 3/1/21 - 6/4/21 4/5/21 - 6/4/21
7A 3/29/21 - 6/4/21 2/15/21 - 5/7/21 2/22/21 - 6/4/21 4/5/21 - 6/4/21
7B 3/29/21 - 6/4/21 2/8/21 - 5/7/21 2/22/21 - 6/4/21 4/5/21 - 6/4/21
8A & B 3/29/21 - 6/4/21 1/25/21 - 5/7/21 2/15/21 - 5/14/21 4/5/21 - 5/28/21
9A & B 3/29/21 - 6/4/21 1/4/21 - 5/7/21 2/8/21 - 5/14/21 4/5/21 - 5/28/21
10A & B 3/29/21 - 6/4/21 1/4/21 - 5/7/21 2/8/21 - 5/14/21 4/5/21 - 5/28/21
Last Order Date 5/31/2021 5/3/2021 1A-7B: 5/31/2021
8A-10B: 5/10/2021
1A-7B: 5/31/2021
8A-10B: 5/24/2021



Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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