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8700

Squash African Gem

  • Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo

Also known as Rondini, this is a strong vining Gem Squash originally from South Africa. The fruits are round, dark green with lots of lighter spots. Fruits can be eaten as a summer Squash from 4cm in diameter up to grapefruit size, 8cm diameter, as a very early winter Squash weighing 100-200g. Cut in half, stuff with minced meat and bake or cut in half and, after they cool down, serve filled with cottage cheese or favourite filling etc. Delicious.

Matures 110 days from transplant.

NZ $3.75
 
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INFORMATION

ORIGIN

Heirloom
OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION
20-25
DAYS TO GERMINATION
7-14
DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS
200cm
PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD
Tender
WHEN TO SOW
2
NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET
20
PREFERRED GROWING METHOD

Transplant
BEST USE

Gourmet Vegetable

KEY to
WHEN TO SOW

1
EARLY
SPRING
2
LATE SPRING &
EARLY SUMMER
3
LATE SUMMER &
EARLY AUTUMN
   

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