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Large Bottle Gourd

  • - Spacing: 6 feet
  • - Days to Harvest: 110
  • - Large Bottle Gourd makes for great birdhouses or bottles
  • - Each 3-Inch Pot contains 1 Large Bottle Gourd Plant
Plant Features

Large Bottle Gourd is a climbing vine that produces large, bulbous gourds with a narrow neck and a bulge at the stem end. These gourds grow up to 14 inches tall and one foot in diameter. The green rind turns white or brown when mature. When dried, the gourds can be used to make durable bottles or birdhouses. The vines of the Large Bottle Gourd can spread up to 12 feet.

Our Large Bottle Gourd Plants are grown with a commitment to natural methods, ensuring they're healthy and robust. Guaranteed to arrive alive and thriving!

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 8+ hours
Watering Needs When the top 1-2 inches of soil are dry
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil, Sandy soil
Fertilizer Every 3-4 weeks
Growing Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Growing Support Netting, Trellis
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Garden Spacing 24-Inches if grown vertically, 6 feet otherwise
When to harvest When the stem is brown and the skin is hard
Production Time Multiply Pickings
Habit Vining
Foliage Color Green
Features Heat tolerant
Plant Used for Educational Value
Plant Type Open-Pollinated