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Cucurbita pepo
A standard zucchini with a compact spiny, ever bearing bush, a very popular variety, fruit is dark green, glossy and tapers towards each end. Plants are compact & easy to grow to produce an abundance of fruit throughout the summer. Delicious when baked, boiled, fried, steamed & raw in a variety of recipes. Long, cylindrical fruits are best eaten when 15-20cm long. Excellent variety for freezing.

Sow in good seed compost. Germination usually takes 6-10 days at 24°C. Can also be sown where they are to crop in late winter/early spring. Sow 3 seeds every 60cm & thin out to the best seedlings.


Germination Time (Days) 6 – 12
Harvest Time (Days) 50 – 100
Sowing Depth (mm) 10 – 15
Plant Spacing (cm) 50 – 80
Row Spacing (cm) 80 – 120
pH 6 – 7.5
Soil Temperature (°C)
Hardy / Frost Tender Frost Tender
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings Sow Direct
Seed Preparation


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