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Ornamental Gourds: Seeds from Open Pollinated Gourds

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mawnature
Monroe, LA

October 25, 2008
12:40 PM

Post #5714346

The gourd seeds I planted were in a package labeled Birdhouse Gourd mix...and I did get a few different types. But I removed seeds from two birdhouse gourds that looked alike, and the seeds are different colors, and are slightly different in size and shape, too. I would appreciate it if someone can tell me if this means I have seeds for different gourds? Many thanks,

Annette

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brigidlily
Lumberton, TX
(Zone 8b)

November 3, 2008
4:51 PM

Post #5747509

It could just be variations; I don't think any two seeds would be identical and I've had seeds that look very different from the same gourd. Plant them both and find out! That's half the fun -- IF you have the space!

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