1 Package of 25 Seeds
A perennial vine, widely distributed from the northwestern and north-central US to the north of Mexico, where it thrives in disturbed locations.
It grows long, prostrate stems, triangular grey-green leaves with an unpleasant smell when crushed. The bell-shaped, yellow flowers are followed by a round yellow fruit that contain edible seeds.
Native Indians used Cucurbita foetidissima in traditional medicine and for soap-making. It also is a very adaptable, drought-tolerant ornamental, hardy to USDA Zone 5.
Germination: Sow 1cm deep in sowing mix + sand or perlite. Keep bright and constantly moist but not wet. Germination takes 2-4 weeks.