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Gourds: Lagenaria siceraria 'Gakhaa'

Botanical name: Lagenaria siceraria 'Gakhaa'

Common name: gourd

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Gourds: Lagenaria siceraria 'Gakhaa'

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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 'Gakhaa'"

Known for its unique shape, fruit color and multiple uses are 'Gakhaa' gourds. This variety sports bowling pin shaped fruit with distinct green and white spotting. When picked early, it can be eaten much like a zucchini. If left to mature, it is an ideal gourd for decorating and crafts. This is a rare variety, that has a long growing season. Therefore, it is recommended to start indoors. Maturity in 130-140 days. Edited by S. Derr

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