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Gourds: Lagenaria siceraria 'Bushel Basket'

Botanical name: Lagenaria siceraria 'Bushel Basket'

Common name: gourd

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Gourds: Lagenaria siceraria 'Bushel Basket'

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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: Lagenaria siceraria 'Bushel Basket'"

The possibilities are endless with 'Bushel Basket' gourds. This amazing variety produces huge gourds that can reach between two to five feet in diameter. These light colored, opaque green colored fruit can be hollowed out and used as storage containers, baskets, decorations or just conversation pieces. With its long growing vines, this gourd will require ample growing space. Additionally, its a night blooming variety and will attract a variety of moths. Maturity in 120-130 days. Edited by S. Derr

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