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What kind of gourd is this.

Posted by slimfatty 5 (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 27, 14 at 19:32

Hi guys can anyone tell me what kind of gourd this is.


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RE: What kind of gourd is this.

I don't know, but I'd love to grow those!! Beautiful.


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RE: What kind of gourd is this.

Me too, and I use this as a rattle and did not want to cut it open...some one will know


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RE: What kind of gourd is this.

My good friend works for the extension service and she's horticulture/agronomy, but also happens to be a pumpkin enthusiast! I sent this to her and she says it's a caveman's club, also called a dinosaur club!
https://www.harrisseeds.com/storefront/p-746-gourd-cavemans-club.aspx


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RE: What kind of gourd is this.

OH??? my that is really weird, i have had this rattle for almost 10 years, and have called it my cave man rattle, so how cool to find out it is called a caveman gourd. thank you so much i will hunt for seeds!!!

slim


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RE: What kind of gourd is this.

WHAT?? That's 10 years old?? Crazy!


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RE: What kind of gourd is this.

Yep, dried it myself, it hung in a nice dry dark basement, has never rotted. Shakes and rattles very nicely. Will haver to try and grow some next year!,,,


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RE: What kind of gourd is this.

Once gourds in the genus Lagenaria dry they last pretty much indefinitely.

Rodney


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