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Courgette 'Romanesco'

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Plant name: Courgette 'Romanesco'

Other names: Cucurbita pepo 'Romanesco'

Category: Annual

Plant family: Cucurbitaceae

Light preference: Full sun

Soil preference: Loam, sand. Acid, neutral. Moist but well-drained/well-drained.

Flowering/fruiting month: Harvest: June - October

Size:

  • Up to 60cm height
  • Up to 90cm spread
  • Fruit 10 - 20cm long

Description: A popular Italian variety producing small to medium sized, lightly ridged courgettes that carry a slightly nutty flavour. It is a heavy cropper and will produce fruits through the Summer and early Autumn, if regularly picked.

Care: Grow in rich, fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Start indoors from February to May, sowing in individual pots with seeds on their side about 1.5cm deep. Harden off before transplanting outdoors to final growing position. Or sow direct March to July when the air temperature is above 18C. Propagate by seed. No pruning required. Regular harvesting extends cropping.

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