Common Name: Courgette
Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Fast growing
|Hardiness: Tender||Height: 0.60 m (60 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.40 m (40 cm)|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Sow Depth: 2.0 cm
Harvest: June to October
Months to Sow Inside: February to May
Months to Sow Ouside: March to July
Months to Plant Outside: April to August
Small to medium sized lightly ridged courgettes from Rome. The bushes produce good quality fruits with a nutty flavour and are highly recommended. The flowers can be eaten too - try them battered and then fried.
- Growing Instructions
Sow indoors - Feb to May for earlier crops and plant out April to August
Sow outside - March to July when the air temperature is above 18°C
Sow 2cm deep - it is important to lay the seed vertically as if it is laid flat it may rot before germinating
Liquid feed once a week with a dilute tomato feed once cutting has started.
Harvest: June to October.
Courgette 'Rugosa Friulana'