Birdhouse or Bottleneck Gourd
125 days — 'Birdhouse' gourds, also known as 'Bottleneck' gourds, are vining type plants and are grown like winter squash
. Allowed to grow all season long, the vines yield large, bottle-shaped fruit that can be dried and used as decorations or birdhouses.
Since the take a long time to mature, in areas with shorter growing seasons, plant as early as possible, or start indoors in peat pots. Each packet contains three grams, which is approximately 18 seeds.