Fruit Type - L. siceraria
Average Weight - 50 lbs.& up!!!!.
Plant Type - Vine
Maturity - 115 Days
Ricky's bongo drum in the T.V. show "I Love Lucy" was made from a zucca gourd. Very large vine.
Exra-large, unique, long, tapered hardshell gourd. About 24 to 46" long. Fruit may average 50 lbs.and up!
Zuccas (Lagenaria Siceraria), were a commercial crop in the valley from the 1930's to the 1950's. Originally from Africa, the Zucca's were cultivated in Sicily. Recognizing the value of the Zucca, Sicily carefully guarded the distribution of seeds! average size was 60 to 100 lbs with the Record being 150 pounds!!!!
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