Ornamental Gourd Varieties Comparison Chart

Name Part # Type Days To Maturity Weight Range Avg. Fruits/Plant In-Row Spacing Features
Speckled Swan 2275 Large 125 8–15+ lb. 3–5 36–48" Curved neck. Resembles a swan.
Daisy Gourd 94 Small 95 5–8 oz. 12–18 24" Daisy pattern on top of fruit. Developed by Larry Eckler of Niles, MI.
Autumn Wings Blend 2633 Small 95 8–12 oz. 8–11 18–24" Assortment of deeply winged, warted pears and other shapes.
Turk's Turban 618 95 3–7 lb. 2–3 36–48" Mushroom-shaped with multicolored skin.
Goblin Eggs Mix 2645 Small 95 1–3 oz. 8–12 18–24" Egg-shaped gourds in a mix of yellow and green bicolors.
Gremlins 700 Small 95 1–1 1/4 lb. 2–3 36–48" Large, colorful, warted collection in a multitude of shapes: stars, wings, acorns, mushrooms, necks, and more.
Bottle or Birdhouse 609 Large 125 10–12 lb. 4–6 36–48" Classic type for crafting.
Lunch Lady 699 Large 95-100 6–10+ lb. 2–3 24–36" Giant, warted gourds with hard shells.
Ornamental Gourds (Small Mixed) 604 Small 95 Varies Varies 18–24" Attractive, early-maturing types.
Harrowsmith Select Organic 2226Gog Small 95 8–12 oz. 8–12 18–24" Mix of diverse shapes and bold fall colors. Developed by Jim Harvey.