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PlantFiles: Gourd
Lagenaria siceraria 'Gooseneck'

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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: Gooseneck

Category:
Annuals
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Webehome On Oct 17, 2013, Webehome from Rumson, NJ wrote:

In zone 7, this is easy. Leave the gourds out after Halloween. Wait until they have shrunk and dried. Pull open carcass and harvest rectangular seeds to plant inthe Spring. I do this every year.

Neutral Farmerdill On Sep 21, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 22 inch long cgourd with a slender neck which graually enlages to 5 inch diameter.

Regional...

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

Shepherdsville, Kentucky
Rumson, New Jersey



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