Gourds and gourd seeds
Gourds and gourd seeds for growing decorative gourds are a popular plant from the Cucurbitaceae family. Gourd seeds are readily available for sale online from a range of specialist suppliers. Nurseries
Gourds are easy to grow from seeds and are a great way to obtain decorative gourds for musical instrument and crafts. Most are grown as vines and require a trellis or pergo;a to grow over. Best planted as the weather begins to warm up, although seeds can be germinated indoors or in a greenhouse to give a head start.
Seeds can also be soaked overnight before planting to help speed germination. we suggest starting in individual pots and then transplanting once the seedling is looking healthy. Keep plants watered through the growing season and you will have an abundant supply of gourds.
Types include: Cucurbita Gourds, Lagenaria Gourds and Luffa gourds. Gourds are used for decorative purposes sometimes with intricate etched design, water jugs, musical instruments, including, maracas and marimbas.
Available for sale from the following suppliers
357 Monbulk Road SILVAN VIC 3795
Guaranteed "garden worthy" bulbs, plants and perennials. Visit the website to browse our large range of daffodils or request the latest free catalogue.
phone 07 4159 4882 Fax: 07 4159 4881
GOURDFATHER – phone (02) 49336624
Po Box 298 East Maitland NSW
Large range of fresh seed and dry gourds for craft, musical instruments and nesting boxes. Plus a range of gourd books