Gourd Seeds - Birdhouse/Bottle

Gourd Seeds - Birdhouse/Bottle

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $13.69
1/4 Pound $35.69 ($8.92/ounce) 35% Savings
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  • Classic crafting gourd with a birdhouse shape
  • Favored for Crafting
  • Classic birdhouse shape
  • Will tolerate some shade, but prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size Up to 12 inches
Growth Habit Climbing

Flavor Profile Mild; Slightly Sweet; Watery
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing
Use Culinary, Trellis Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Carving

About Gourd Seeds - Birdhouse/Bottle

Lagenaria siceraria

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Perhaps the most famous and unusual of the gourds, the Birdhouse/Bottle Gourd is the classic gourd for crafting.

Planting Information

Planting Gourd Seeds - Birdhouse/Bottle

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Plant Spacing 24 to 36 inches
Water Needs High
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 90 to 120 days
View our Gourd Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 23
1 Ounce 164
1/4 Pound 640

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Gourd Seeds - Birdhouse/Bottle