Veg Strip - 'Zucchini' Courgette

SKU: 330531
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Product Description

Bumper crops of small green fruits from mid Summer until the first frosts of Autumn. Perfect in soups and pasta dishes. Flowers can be battered and fried or added to salads for a splash of colour.

  • Tasty fruits from mid Summer.
  • Long harvesting period.
  • Pick until first frosts.
  • Edible flowers.
  • Easy to grow.

Product Details

Additional information
Product usually available between March and June
Colour of flower
Yellow
Dimensions
Above pot.
Care instructions
Harvest when about 10cm for the best flavour.
Colour of foliage
Green
Feeding instructions
Feed occasionally with liquid feed
Hardiness
Requires protection below 5C. Can be grown outdoors in Summer in the UK.
Harvesting period
Harvest when about 10cm for the best flavour
Annual
This plant grows for one season only.
Planting instructions
Plant as soon as possible in unfrozen soil, in containers or 90cm apart in the garden.
Planting position
Plant in full sun.
Rate of growth
Fast rate of growth.
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Yes
Soil type
Prefers moist but well drained soil, multi-purpose compost with John Innes and general purpose fertiliser.
Watering instructions
Water in dry weather and feed occasionally with liquid feed.
Latin name
Cucurbita pepo
Eventual dimensions
approx. 90cm
Plant guarantee
No
Deciduous
Loses leaves in autumn and winter.
Quantity in pack
1
Pot size
Strip
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