Rupp Small Formula Blend

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A blend of fancy small types with a few plain varieties. Includes Shenot Crown of Thorns, Rupp Fancy Warted and Small Spoon.

V26005 : Rupp Small Formula Blend
Treatment * Pkg Size ** Price
Treated 250 seeds $3.70
Treated 1M seeds $10.50
Treated 5M seeds $47.50
Treated 25M seeds $212.50
Treated 55M seeds $412.50
* M = 1,000
** US prices shown in USD
Product Availability Notice
Unavailable in 2023 due to a crop failure.
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Growing Tips


Direct seed in soils that are above 70º F. Plant gourds ½” - 1” deep. For a general rule of thumb plant seed the depth of three times the thickness of the seed. Plant spacing varies depending on fruit size. For small and miniature gourds plant at approximately 5 - 10 sq. ft. per plant. For large gourds plant them at 30 sq. ft. per plant.


Scout fields every 7 days to ensure crop health. Look for insect, weed, and disease pressure. The first three weeks focus on weeds and insect pressure. Then focus on disease pressure. For weed, insect, and disease identification and treatments consult the Midwest Vegetable Production Guide: or your local extension. Place pollinators in field to ensure maximum fruit set.


Harvest when fruit have developed deep vibrant color or when plants start to die down. Clean gourds of dirt, then dip them in a 5% chlorine solution to ensure long shelf life.


Place gourds in a dry place that will have good air circulation to prevent rotting.