Gourd 'Crown Of Thorns'Cucurbita pepo

Half-hardy Annual

What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.

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Height Up to 35cm (13.8in)
Spread Up to 200cm (78.7in)

Half-hardy Annual

walls and fencesground cover

Full sun

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Description
Wonderful small fruits of creamy-white to green and yellow striped. Uniquely shaped, resembling a crown.

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1 packet (25 gourd seeds) (25554)

Sowing
Soak seeds 2 hours in warm water before sowing. Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 20-30°C (70-85F). Sowing Depth: 6mm (0.25in). Sowing Time: March-April. Germination usually takes 7-21 days.

Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle, harden off and plant out when all risk of frost has passed 30cm (12in) apart, in full sun. Plant in ordinary garden soil.

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Caution: not edible
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