Thursday, September 4, 2008
Miniature Bottle Gourd
This variety produces miniature size bottle gourds, that are widely used for making decorative gourds. This vine plant is very vigorous in warm climates and is often grown along trellis and fences in the subtropical Orient.
This miniature bottle shaped fruit grows 1' in length, and is used as a container or as decoration after the fruit has dried and the seeds have been removed. The plant requires a long and warm growing season.
* Maturity: Approx. 95 days
* Planting season: Late spring to early summer