Nam Tao Yao Bottle Gourd, Opo, Calabash Seeds Heirloom Non-GMO (25+ Seeds)
Opo squash has a lengthy, cylindrical-shape and is typically harvested when ten to fifteen inches in length. This edible variety is vigorous, disease-tolerant, and high yielding. Fruit has light green skin, sweet, grows 12-14 inches and weighs approximately 2.5 pounds. Pick when fruit is immature.
Opo squash is popularly hollowed out slightly, stuffed then steamed or baked. Its flavor and texture pair well with eggplant, cabbage, bitter greens, onion, spicy peppers, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, coconut milk, pork, seafood and sausage.
Start Indoor 4-6 weeks before last frost
Germination: 8-14 days
Exposure: Full Sun
Germination Rate: 85%
Sow Depth: 1/2" deep
Harvest: 65-70 days