Tuesday, 1 January 2008

Bean Gourd


Bean Gourd Lagenaria siceraria
These long gourds are edible while young
but if allowed to fully grow and left to dry
will develop a tough outer shell suitable for decorating...
...that's what Doc wants them for!

They are growing well in the heat...
... but may soon take over the Almond tree!!
Some sites for more info
University of Florida
Plants For A Future

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