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SQUASH Bennings Light Green Tint (Heirloom)

Cucurbita pepo

Stock: Available

SKU Code: V 657


$3.99

Family: Cucurbitaceae
Characteristics: Annual bush vine 80-100cm

Seed per packet: Approx 15
Seed per gram: Approx. 10

An heirloom variety introduced in 1914 that is renowned as one of the best tasting summer squash varieties available.
A light green with scalloped edges open-pollinated patty pan variety with an excellent taste with a nutty flavour that produces high yields of fruits.

Bushy plants that produce heavily and remain prolific throughout the season.
Best when harvested when small and tender.

Grow notes:

Tropical: All Year Round
Sub-tropical: 
Spring to Summer
Temperate: Spring to Summer.
Cool climate: Mid-Spring to Mid-Summer.

Sow: 2cm deep
Best sown direct in a sunny well drained position 3 seeds in a mound 70cm apart. Thin to the stongest two plants in each mound.
Plant space: 70cm
Row space: 70cm
Germination: 7-10 days
Maturity: 6-7 weeks

Tropical: All Year Round
Sub-tropical: 
Spring to Summer
Temperate: Spring to Summer.
Cool climate: Mid-Spring to Mid-Summer.

Sow: 2cm deep
Best sown direct in a sunny well drained position 3 seeds in a mound 70cm apart. Thin to the stongest two plants in each mound.
Plant space: 70cm
Row space: 70cm
Germination: 7-10 days
Maturity: 6-7 weeks

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