Birdhouse Gourd Seeds

Birdhouse Gourd Seeds

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Grows on a long vine—perfect for a fence or trellis
SKU 00908-PK-P1
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Days To Maturity


Sun / Shade

Full Sun, Part Shade

Description / Birdhouse Gourd Seeds

Days to Maturity: 130 from direct sow

The Birdhouse Gourd, a standout in the Lagenaria siceraria family, offers an ideal base for creating gourd Birdhouses . This bottle gourd is celebrated not just for its potential as a crafting medium but also for its beauty in the garden. As engaging to grow as they are to transform into bird sanctuaries, birdhouse gourds serve as a creative outlet for families, educators, and artisans alike.

Starting your birdhouse gourds is straightforward: sow the seeds in a sun-kissed location once the spring soil is suitably warm. Throughout the growing season, these easy-to-grow gourds mature into 12- to 15-inch specimens, ready to be harvested from their sprawling vines, which can extend up to 40 feet. To ensure the gourds develop ideally for birdhouse crafting, with no flat sides, training the vines onto a trellis or other support is advisable, allowing the gourds to hang and shape perfectly.

Growing gourd birdhouses is not only an easy garden project but also a pathway to creating personalized homes for your feathered friends. Customize the hole size of each birdhouse gourd to attract specific bird species, adding a functional yet artistic element to your garden. Whether you're a gardening veteran or a beginner eager for a hands-on project, these gourds offer an enriching experience from soil to sanctuary.

Dive into the rewarding world of growing birdhouse gourds this season. These versatile gourds are ready to be turned into bespoke birdhouses or decorative crafts, enriching your garden and home. Available for sale at Park Seed, begin your journey with gourd birdhouses today.

Before you till the soil or plant a seed, arm yourself with essential insights from our article Know Before You Grow: Squash and Pumpkins, designed to guide you through the nuances of cultivating these versatile plants. Additionally, in today's digital age, technology offers a helping hand in our gardening endeavors. Explore Apps to Help You Grow and Answer Gardening Questions to discover how mobile applications can transform your gardening experience, providing expert advice at your fingertips, helping identify plants, pests, and solutions to common gardening problems. Together, these resources offer a comprehensive guide to enhance your gardening journey, from traditional knowledge to modern technological assistance.

Product Details

Genus Lagenaria
Species siceraria
Variety Birdhouse
Product Classification Annuals, Seeds
Sun / Shade Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Season Start Mid Summer
Bloom Color Green
Habit Vining
Days To Maturity 130.00
Harvest Season Early Fall, Late Fall, Late Summer, Mid Fall
Resistance Disease Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Characteristics Bird Lovers, Bloom First Year, Direct Sow, Easy Care Plants, Garden Art, Trellises
Uses Ornamental, Outdoor, Vines and Climbers

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