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Snake Gourd - RHS endorsed seeds for childrenTrichosanthes cucumerina

Just £1.69

1 packet (5 snake gourd seeds) £1.69 Despatch: within 24 hours
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I'm a strange 'gourd' that makes an exciting plant to grow as I have fruits that look like slippery snakes! When my fruits are dried you can paint me with spots, stars, stripes or whatever you like! Height: 2m. Why Not invite your friends round and see who can paint the brightest or craziest snake?

These seeds are endorsed by the RHS.


Walls And Fences, Ground Cover

Half-hardy

Full sun

35cm (13.8in)

200cm (78.7in)

1 Packet (5 Snake Gourd Seeds) (TR08965)

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Pick the 'snakes' from August onwards. Before painting, dry the fruits in a warm, airy position until they become lighter in weight.

Caution: not edible.
Sow me from April to May indoors. Sow me in 7.5cm pots of moist compost. Make a hole 1cm deep and push in the seed on its edge and cover with compost.Put the whole pot inside a polythene bag and put it into a propagator or warm place at 20-25C. Keep the surface of the compost moist, but not too wet. I will start to grow in about 5-7 days.

When I have got two leaves plant me into 13cm pots and grow me in a bright position. After the frosts have gone, plant me outside in a sunny position 60cm apart.

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