Speckled Swan Squash
Known as a speckled swan for its long drooping head and blotched skin, this gourd is a hard-shelled Cucurbita and can be dried out and put on display after maturation.
An annual vine, the Speckled Swan reaches up to 40cm long and 20cm wide at the base, with a long slim neck that curves downward looking like a drooping swan’s head. Green with cream coloured blotches.
The Cucurbita plant can reach 60cm tall with vines reaching up to 3cm in spread. Gourds can weigh up to 1.3kg.
Mature in 120 days.