Speckled Swan Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria)
This aptly-named heirloom sports an elegantly curved neck extending from a sizable round base and terminating in a bulbous head. Emerald green with charming white spots, the Speckled Swan makes a festive addition to decorative displays. Reaches roughly 15” tall.
- 20 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-28 days
- Maturity: 105-110 days
- Scarify seeds with file and soak in lukewarm water for 24 hours before planting.
- Build hills with 5’ of surrounding space in full sun. Direct sow seeds ½-1” deep after last frost or start indoors 5-8 weeks before last frost date.
- Space 24-36” apart.