Hard-shelled Gourd, Calabash
Lagenaria siceraria 'Angel's Wings'

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: Angel's Wings
Additional cultivar information:(aka Autumn Wings)

Category:

Annuals

Vines and Climbers

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

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:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Commerce, Georgia

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Hulbert, Oklahoma

Kerrville, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 2, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Used commonly as a gourd. A mixture of winged, brightly colored fruits. Easy to grow, extremely durable fruits. 90-100 days.