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Approximately 23.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cucurbita foetidissima is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
bright YELLOW to 10cm. dia.
CREAM, GREEN, -10cm. dia. ~glob..dried for rattles
GREY-GREEN, to 15x30cm. trowel sh. (large root)
|Cucurbita foetidissima sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Cucurbita foetidissima:
Common names for Cucurbita foetidissima:
|(folk: fruit pulp for hair-wash (saponins)), Buffalo Gourd, Calabacilla Amarga, Calabazilla, Chilicote, Desert Gourd, Missouri Gourd, Mock Orange, Prairie Gourd, Wild Gourd,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|19||: Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|39||: Climbing Plant Seeds|
|45||: Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|62||: Mexican Native and Introduced Plants|
|76||: Californian Native Plant Seed List|
|83||: Vegetable Seed List|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|192||: Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Cucurbita foetidissima seeds will usually germinate in 15-29 days.
Sow Cucurbita foetidissima seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)