Calabash (Lagenaria Siceraria Green) 6 seeds (#2236)
About the product
Ornamental climber of flowers and fruit with shoots 2-3 m long.
Fruits of an interesting bottle-shaped shape, light green in color.
Good for planting near pergolas, fences, curtains, also as a decorative interior element.
Genus - Lagenaria
Species - Siceraria
Variety - Green
Common name - Calabash
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 9
Height - 2 - 3 m
Plant type - Annual vegetable / climber
Exposure - Full sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - acid, neutral and basic (alkaline)
Soil type - Sandy, loamy, clay, moist
Water requirements - High
Landscape uses - Cultivated beds, can be used as a fast-growing summer screen.
Bloom season - August - September
Leaf / Flower color - Green / White
Soaking the seeds for 12 hours in warm water prior to sowing can hasten germination
Sow spring in a greenhouse in a rich soil, putting 2 - 3 seeds in a pot and thinning to the strongest plant.
Grow on fast and plant out as soon as possible after the last expected frosts, giving some protection until the plants are established and growing well.
The seed germinates best at +25C.