Years ago children would carry these gourds in their pockets to play with at school where they would spin them on their desks. Also know as dancing gourd. Hard shelled when dried, great ornamental. 90-100 days.
Used for fall decorations
Great for market growers and roadside stands
Instructions: Sow seeds outdoors after the danger of frost has passed in 12" diameter hills. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. In short season areas, grow from transplants started indoors 8 weeks in advance. Gourds grow well on fences or garden trellises.