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Ornamental Gourds: Can I plant last year's gourd seeds?

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thelittleflower
Penfield, PA
(Zone 5b)

March 19, 2009
2:03 AM

Post #6287782

I am in the process of cleaning out last years bird house gourds. They sat outside all winter and I am now scraping the outside skin off and I will be drilling holes in them and then digging out the seeds. My question is...are the seeds viable to plant this year? I'd like to grow another crop, but I need to know if I can use these seeds or if I will need to order new ones. Thanks, Staci
Azalea
Jonesboro, GA
(Zone 7b)

March 20, 2009
12:29 AM

Post #6292125

The ones you order would be from last years crop don't ya think??
thelittleflower
Penfield, PA
(Zone 5b)

March 20, 2009
12:59 AM

Post #6292286

Azalea, yes I believe you are right. I was only uncertain because the gourds were left out in the winter. I didn't know if it was ok for the seeds to freeze.
Gourd
Mesilla Park, NM

March 23, 2009
11:23 PM

Post #6309944

Cut a seed in half with the scissors and if you see white in there, they are good to go..
thelittleflower
Penfield, PA
(Zone 5b)

March 24, 2009
1:27 AM

Post #6310488

Thanks for the information, Gourd.

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