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Harvesting large gourds

Posted by phyllis05 7 ark (My Page) on
Sat, Oct 1, 05 at 17:42

Do I harvest large bushell gourds before a frost even if the stems are still green. Or do I leave them on the vines until dry.


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RE: Harvesting large gourds

The frost really has very little to do with when you should harvest a gourd. If anything, the frost will hasten the death of the vine.

Just look for the brown and dry stem, and be sure to leave at least 4 inches of stem on the gourd.
Jan


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