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Goblin Eggs Deco-Fruits Mix of Six Gourds (Cucurbita Pepo ovifera) Annual cucurbits grown much like winter squash. Large: 100-300 seeds/oz.; Small: 300-900 seeds/oz. Direct sow seeds after danger of frost where they are to remain. Seeds germ in 5-7 days at 75-80°F. Best on a trellis in full sun. Do not thin seedlings as brightest colors may sprout slowest. Harvest when fruits are fully mature but before frost, and dry several weeks; can be varnished. 10-12' vines. Days to maturity are from sowing. Large Seeded Gourds 5004 & 5004U Bird House Bottle 95-110 days. Mostly 10-12"W. Smooth shells can be dried for use as bird house or water jug. 5007U Blister 120 days. Super warty. Blisters on every square inch. Round-oval, 9"T x 12"W, 4-7 lbs. 5011U Caveman Maranka 130 days. Club shape with large swollen end and curious random ridges. 5025 Large Assorted Various sizes, shapes and colors. For birdhouses, dippers, ornaments. 5032 Luffa Grown for its fibrous flesh. Harvest at 2"L for baby vegetables. Harvest after 90 days for sponges. 5034U Lunch Lady 110 days. Unique LARGE WARTED gourd mix. Broad range of shapes, colors and patterns, all with sizable fruit in the 3-10 lb. range, all with hard shells and warts. Strong, heavy vines. 5036U Martin Bird House The genuine Martin. Hard, smooth tan rind with fat oval base and tapered top. Most are 14-16"T x 10-12"W. Dries and hollows out well and holds up well outdoors if cured properly. Birdhouse, Decorative, Cornucopia. 5088 Speckled Swan Long elegant swan, oval base bearing a goose neck with a head at end. Small Seeded Gourds 5019 Goblin Eggs 80 days. Very cool blend of small eggs with lots of striped, zoned and speckled types as well as pure whites and golds and many others. Earlier maturing than other ornamental gourd strains. Decorative, Cornucopia. 5021U Harvest Wings F1 95 days. Approx. 15,000 seeds/oz. Multi-color mix, many types with very prominent wings and other strange shapes. 5020 Koshare Yellow Banded 95 days. Unique variable banded pattern provides brilliant contrast. 2-5 bands of alternating dark green and golden yellow with some pure greens. 4" fruits with uniform spoon shape. Excellent color retention on stand or in storage. Multi-stem bush habit with concentrated fruit set permits high population, high yields and easy harvest. Shenot Crown of Thorns 5053U Shenot Crown of Thorns Crown of Thorns type with pronounced thorny warts around shoulders of fruits. Wide range of patterns in white, green, and orange. 5060U Small Assorted Beautiful patterns, colors and shapes; smooth and warted skins. For table decorations, fresh or dried. 5080U Small Assorted Professional Warted Mix Blended for advantages in commercial production for mkt. Smaller more uniform 3” fruit with stronger colors, more consistent warting. Assortment of stripes, bicolors, solids, spoons, pears, short pears, flats and rounds. High proportion of yellows, greens and oranges, with fewer whites, for brighter display at Fresh Mkt. 5095 Spoon 90-95 days. Striped green and white bottom with a long yellow crookneck. 5099 Spoon Platoon 90 days. Blend of unique spoon shapes, warts, wings, corded protuberances, necks & knobs, ball & claw, dragon-toes, and multi-banded Koshare types. All have excellent color retention and feature brilliant gold in high contrast to midnight green. Fruit 4-5"L. . Unique Specialty Blend 5015U Cucumis Deco-Fruits Mix of Six Approx. 5,000 seeds/oz. Vines to 6'; Ornamental deco fruits in abundance. Fast growing and prolific. Professional Warted Mix Koshare Yellow Banded Harvest Wings F1 Spoon Platoon Varied shapes, sizes, bicolor patterns, some with soft brushy spines. Worth trying out as material for Lunch Lady novelty cut arrangements. Cat# Gourd 1⁄8 oz ½ oz 1 oz ¼ lb ½ lb 1 lb 5004, 5004U Bird House Bottle 1.70 4.90 7.90 28.00 49.50 91.00 5007U Blister 1.75 4.30 6.85 23.95 42.00 ------------- 5011U Caveman Maranka 1.55 3.40 5.35 19.00 33.50 62.00 5021U Harvest Wings 2.30 6.75 10.90 38.45 68.15 125.00 5025 Large Assorted 1.45 2.95 4.80 16.90 30.00 55.00 5032 Luffa 1.50 2.30 3.80 13.40 23.85 43.75 5034U Lunch Lady 2.35 6.85 11.00 39.00 68.00 126.00 5036U Martin Birdhouse 1.45 2.15 3.55 12.40 22.00 40.50 5053U Shenot Crown of Thorns 1.45 3.90 6.25 22.15 39.25 72.00 5080U Small Assorted Professional Warted Mix 1.70 5.00 8.00 28.25 50.00 92.00 5060U Small Assorted 1.60 4.65 7.50 26.45 46.85 86.00 5088 Speckled Swan 1.50 2.50 4.00 14.40 25.50 46.75 5095 Spoon 1.80 5.25 8.45 29.75 53.00 96.00 Cat# Gourd (M = 1000) 50 sd 100 sd 500 sd 5099 Spoon Platoon 5.95 8.90 35.25 Cat# Gourd (M = 1000) 100 sd 500 sd 1000 sd 5 M (per M) 5015U Cucumis Deco-Fruits Mix of Six 1.80 5.50 9.50 8.25 5019 Goblin Eggs 10.00 37.50 60.00 49.75 5020 Koshare Yellow Banded 10.00 37.50 60.00 49.75 To Order Call: 800-622-7333 (USA) or 864-227-5140 (Int'l) 33


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