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Characteristics: Annual vine
Seed per packet: 6
An Italian heirloom that is one of the best tasting zucchinis around. A great nutty flavour with a firm flesh and texture whether cooked or raw. It is also a good producer of male flower buds for eating. The fruit stays tender even when large
Adaptable to most good garden soils that is well-drained in a sunny position; provide adequate food and water.
Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Early Spring-Late Summer.
Cool climate: Mid Spring-Early Summer
Sow: 1cm 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: 6-10 days
Maturity: 6-8 weeks