Gourd Cucuzza ~ (Butter Bean) Seed packet, Eden Seeds

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Gourd Cucuzza ~ Seed packet, Eden Seeds

(Italian Edible Gourd - New Guinea Butter Bean)

(Lagenaria siceraria)

Smooth pale green skin, grows to 1m, pick at 15cm long to use as you would a zucchini. When older cut length-wise and scoop out seeds. Can trellis like squash, sow after last frost. 55-80 days


Annual vine, known in ancient times in the Americas and Europe, used as a vessel. Likes conditions similar to squash and pumpkin. Sow after frost. 

3-4 seeds per gram

Gourd planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics: All Year
Subtropic: Aug-Jan
Mild: Sep-Dec
Cold/Frost: Oct-Nov
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm: 90-120
Row space cm: 150
Depth cm: 2
Best soil temp: 20-30 °C
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram: 10
Rate per hectare: 2kg
Average days to maturity: 95-120


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