Gourd Ten Commandments

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An unusual gourd shaped like a crown with ten small finger like projections pointing inward towards the blossom end . Very ornamental with a great mixture of bright striped, mottled, multi-coloured fruits which grow up to 1 lb. Picked young, this variety can be used as a summer squash, but its main attraction is for winter / Xmas decoration.

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Gourd Ten Commandments

Gourd Ten Commandments .An unusual gourd shaped like a crown with ten small finger like projections pointing inward towards the blossom end . Very ornamental with a great mixture of bright striped, mottled, multi-coloured fruits which grow up to 1 lb. Picked young, this variety can be used as a summer squash, but its main attraction is for winter / Xmas decoration. 95 days from germination.

Cultivation Advice Gourd Ten Commandments

Days to Germination: 3-10.

Days To Harvest: 95-100.

Planting Depth: ½ – 1 inch.

Spacing, Row: 6 foot.

Spacing, Plants: 6 foot.

  • Sow inside 4-6 weeks before the last frost in good quality moist compost at 2 seeds per pot.
  • Ensure seeds are maintained at 70-85F during germination to avoid rotting.
  • Transplant outdoors in garden when soil is warm.
  • Gourds have climbing vines and should be provided with support to keep them off the ground. Plants will produce better if supported off the ground.
  • Add mulch after planting out to prevent soil from drying out.
  • Plants grow 2 ft. tall and vines spread up to 10 ft.