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Zucchini Rampicante

NZ $3.95

Description

A summer and winter squash that goes by many names in Italy but commonly called a climbing zucchini, little trombone squash or an Albenga pumpkin. Popular as a young summer squash but also left to mature and used in innumerable pumpkin dishes based around pasta especially stuffing in gnocchi and ravioli. Cooked with yellow tomatoes, the dark yellow flesh makes a delicious soup. The large male flowers are perfect for stuffing or frying.

Maturity 55 days from transplant.

 

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Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
20-25 5-12 200cm-icon 200cm Tender 2 25 Transplant-icon Transplant Gourmet Vegetable-icon Gourmet Vegetable

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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