Sow 12mm deep direct in final position. Sow 3-4 seeds in clumps, later thinning to the two strongest seedlings. Allow 100cm between plants and rows. Keep the plants well watered and prepare the soil well by adding organic material and a complete fertiliser. For early crops, sow seeds in punnets or trays and plant out when strong enough. Zucchinis like a sunny, sheltered position. Seedlings emerge 6-10days. Tip: Your first crop will be ready 8 weeks from sowing. Cut when about 15cm long and harvest regularly to encourage a continuous crop.
When To Plant
Spring and Summer.
These seeds may be treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL), do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals.
Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees.
If your packet has been treated it will be well marked with a warning and the seeds will be dyed a distinct colour.
Our Seed Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.