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GOURD - Fig Leaf

GOURD - Fig Leaf

(5 seeds)

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Unusual, edible squash species from South America

If you like plants to grow just as nature intended, then this species-type vegetable is for you! Also known as Chilacayote in the South American Read More

If you like plants to grow just as nature intended, then this species-type vegetable is for you! Also known as Chilacayote in the South American countries where it naturally occurs, the whole plant is edible. However, it is mainly grown for its rounded green fruits which are best picked when about 10 to 15cm in diameter. In the Far East, it is used to make a vegetarian version of shark fin soup, but there are several other recipes to try!

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Days to Harvest

90-120 days

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Watering

Medium

Plant Spacing

2m

Plant Height

2-5m

Additional Features

Cuisine | Direct-Sow Seeds | Heirloom | Vines and Climbers

  • Product Details

    Common Name: GOURD - Fig Leaf

    Seeds Per Packet: Approx 5

    Days to Harvest: 90-120 days

    Watering: Medium

    Plant Spacing: 2m

    Row Spacing: 2m

    Companion Plants: Radish | Broccoli | Marigolds

    Additional Features: Cuisine | Direct-Sow Seeds | Heirloom | Vines and Climbers

    Scientific Name: Cucurbita ficifolia

    Germination Time: 7-14 days

    Position/Sunlight: Full Sun

    Plant Height: 2-5m

    Sow Depth: 5mm

    Cool/Mountain Sow: Oct-Nov

    Arid Sow: Sep-Dec

    Temperate Sow: Sep-Dec

    Sub-Tropical Sow: Aug-Jan

    Tropical Sow: All Year

  • Growing Information

    How to Sow

    Sow indoors in Spring, Plant out when risk of frost has passed

    How to Harvest

    Ripe fruits will develop a hard rind and can be stored for many months.

  • Reviews

    1 reviews For GOURD - Fig Leaf

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    Louise Bush
    My seeds never arrived

    They did give my money back finally after nearly 2 months

How to Sow

Sow indoors in Spring, Plant out when risk of frost has passed

How to Harvest

Ripe fruits will develop a hard rind and can be stored for many months.

Common Name: GOURD - Fig Leaf

Seeds Per Packet: Approx 5

Days to Harvest: 90-120 days

Watering: Medium

Plant Spacing: 2m

Row Spacing: 2m

Companion Plants: Radish | Broccoli | Marigolds

Additional Features: Cuisine | Direct-Sow Seeds | Heirloom | Vines and Climbers

Scientific Name: Cucurbita ficifolia

Germination Time: 7-14 days

Position/Sunlight: Full Sun

Plant Height: 2-5m

Sow Depth: 5mm

Cool/Mountain Sow: Oct-Nov

Arid Sow: Sep-Dec

Temperate Sow: Sep-Dec

Sub-Tropical Sow: Aug-Jan

Tropical Sow: All Year

1 reviews For GOURD - Fig Leaf

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
100%
(1)
L
Louise Bush
My seeds never arrived

They did give my money back finally after nearly 2 months

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