Edible Gourd, Giant Zucca Melon

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130 days. Delicious cooked like zucchini. You can’t miss this gourd growing in your garden. With a weight of 30 to 100 pounds, it is one of the largest gourds in the world! It is not only big but also very delicious. Pick it young and cook it like zucchini! This was a real show stopper at the National Heirloom Expo. Everyone wanted to know how we grew this monstrosity. Unbelievably, there are no trade secrets to growing this whopper. It’s extremely easy to grow; it thrives with little care. Start early and keep warm. Seeds require soil that is 70- 85 degrees F, and can take from 7 to 48 days to sprout. If you do not have night pollinators, hand pollinate the evening blooms.

  • 8-12 hrs of Sun
  • Sprouts in 7-48 Days
  • Ideal Temperature: 70-85 F
  • Seed Depth: 1"
  • Plant Spacing: 18-24"
  • Frost Hardy: Yes
  • Lagenaria siceraria

Growing Tips: Provide full sun, ample moisture, rich soil and a lot of heat. Pick after first frost; dry indoors, or outdoors under cover.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 10
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