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Turk's Turban Gourd

Decorative and Edible!
  • SKU: 61637
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  • For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 15 seeds
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Turk's Turban Gourd

Distinctive shape and vivid colors make Turk's Turban a favorite for fall decorations and centerpieces. Plus, its golden flesh is edible! Large vines produce heavy yields of turban-shaped, 7-8 in. gourds that weigh up to 5 lbs. each. Gourds are splashed with orange, red, yellow, white and green hues. Gourds can be started indoors and transplanted to the garden after all danger of frost has passed. In warmer climates, they can be directly sown into the garden. 80 DAYS.
Product Details
  • LightFull Sun
  • Height20-24 inches
  • SpreadVine
  • Spacing5-8 feet between hills
  • Zones3 - 9 (Annual)
  • FruitDistinctive turban-shaped gourds are splashed with orange, red, yellow, white, and green
  • Germination8-10 days
  • Soil RequirementsRich, well-drained, sandy loam; pH 7.0-7.8
  • Seed Count30
  • CommentsGolden flesh. Stores well if not bruised. Large vines yield heavily.
  • Yield300 fruits/100 foot row
  • Botanical NameCucurbita moschata 'Turk's Turban'
  • Size7-8 inches; up to 5 pounds
  • Depth1 inch
  • Days To Maturity80 days
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Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Seeds
1A-4B 6/18 - 11/1
5A & 5B 6/18 - 11/1
6A & 6B 6/18 - 11/1
7A & 7B 6/18 - 11/1
8A & 8B 6/18 - 11/1
9A-10B 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

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The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

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Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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