Wanna try to create my own gourds this year.

CorysProduce(z7 Maryland)January 16, 2005

Hello everyone, i grow many gourds every year. This year i want to save a spot at the end of my garden to try and pollinate certain gourd plants with different plants to make a different kind of gourd. Does anyone know of a site that can tell me which pumpkins need to be pollinated together to make a certain one ? I.E, what do i cross with a acorn squash, to get a white acorn ? thanks

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gourd_friends(z5/6 IL)

So far, you've mentioned 'gourds', 'pumpkins', and 'squash'. While in the same family they are three separate things. Someone here on the forums may have some guidance for you. Check with your local Cooperative Extension Service for booklets or bulletins on cross-pollination. Good luck.

Jan

    Bookmark   January 17, 2005 at 10:53AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Gourd_Guy

I'm pretty decent with Hardshells, but I can`t help you with edibles.

~K

    Bookmark   January 17, 2005 at 5:16PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
wanted: seeds from a large pumpkin
My daughter would like to grow a giant pumpkin next...
hosta_miser
Melon-gresskar 'Mandela'
Cucurbita maximelo "Nelson Mandela's Sun"...
acorneti
How to ammend soil and seed timing
We live on a rocky hillside in Southern California....
Suzi AKA DesertDance
Pie off between Baby Blue Hubbard and Winter Luxury Pie Pumpkin
We made pies from both squashes and the family decided...
springtogarden
Will this ever result in an actual pumpkin?
Hi everyone, I'm a newbie. I experimented with planting...
stephiepoopy
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™