Zucchini Greenskin

Overview

Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo

A welcome and delicious addition to our national choice of vegetable seeds, the Zucchini has long been an important ingredient of European cooking. Greenskin in an early maturing, bushy type which produces heavy crops of attractive, finely flavoured dark green Zucchinis. Zucchinis like a sunny, sheltered position and rich soil.

We hope you enjoy these zucchini seeds, just another great example of vegetable seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

How To Grow

Sow 12mm (0.5in) deep, direct in final position. Sow 3 or 4 seeds in clumps, later thinning to two strongest seedlings. Allow 100cm (3ft) between rows and space plants 100cm (3ft) apart. Keep the plants well watered and prepare the soil well by adding organic material and a complete fertiliser.

When To Plant

South Island: Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Harvest

8 weeks