Gourd, Speckled Swan -  Organic Heirloom vegetable seed Australia LifeForce Seeds
Gourd, Speckled Swan -  Organic Heirloom vegetable seed Australia LifeForce Seeds
Gourd, Speckled Swan -  Organic Heirloom vegetable seed Australia LifeForce Seeds

Gourd, Speckled Swan

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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

Spacing:  150cm

Position:  Full sun

Harvest:   110-120 days

 

Seeds per package: 12