Hard-shelled Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria 'Birdhouse')

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Lagenaria siceraria Accepted
Cucurbita lagenaria Synonym
Lagenaria vulgaris Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Pollinators: Various insects

Purple Martin, birdhouse, hard shell gourds mid-summer.

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Plant Events from our members
dragonfetti On March 24, 2015 Transplanted
24 to pots
dragonfetti On March 12, 2015 Seeds sown
Ferry-Morse seeds $1.58 2015 season. In vermiculite container 'K'.
Weedwhacker On June 10, 2015 Transplanted
Weedwhacker On April 20, 2015 Seeds germinated
3 seeds germinated so far
Weedwhacker On April 16, 2015 Seeds sown
Indoors - after presoaking for 22 hrs
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