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Gourds: Lageneraria sicenraria 'Birdhouse'

Botanical name: Lageneraria sicenraria 'Birdhouse'

Common name: gourd

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Gourds: Lageneraria sicenraria 'Birdhouse'

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Soil: damp, acidic, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

climber, fall interest

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description for "Gourds: Lageneraria sicenraria 'Birdhouse'"

A popular gourd for making birdhouses and other craft projects is the appropriately named 'Birdhouse' gourd. This easy and fun to grow variety can made into a birdhouse by drilling a hole at its base. Additionally, it can be left to mature in the garden along with other flowers or brought indoors for Fall decorating and displays. Maturity in 125-140 days. Edited by S. Derr

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