Gourd Shenot Crown of Thorns – Item #381


Fun to grow! Each colorful gourd is shaped like a crown with ten fingers pointing toward the blossom end. Fruits are 4-6″ across.

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Additional information

Weight 3 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Spacing: 4″ (10cm)

Sprouts In: 10-15 days

Thinning: 10″ (25cm)

Sow in full sun to part shade in rich, well-drained soil about two weeks after last spring frost. Feed monthly with a side dressing of compost or vegetable fertilizer. For best shapes, set gourds upright while they are growing.

Harvest in late fall after vines have died back but before the first hard frost. Leave a 1″ stem. Dry in a cool place with good air circulation.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo

Height: N/A

Matures In: 100 days

Type: annual