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|