Gourd, Speckled Swan (Lageneria siceraria)
The hard-shelled fruits, edible when young, are made into water bottles, dippers, spoons, pipes, and many other utensils and containers.
Growing tip: If you want your Swan gourds to have a bent neck you will have to grow them on the ground or support the weight of them somehow. If they hang with the weight the neck will be straight.
Plant type: Tender annual
Sow when: Spring – min. soil temp 21˚c
Sow where: Punnets or direct
Position: Full sun
Harvest: 110-120 days
Seeds per package: 12