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PlantFiles: Kettle Gourd
Lagenaria siceraria 'Kettle Gourd'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lagenaria (lag-en-AR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: siceraria (sy-ker-AR-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Kettle Gourd

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Category:
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hereford, Arizona
Commerce, Georgia
Vandalia, Illinois



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