The word Zucchini comes from Italian and this variety is widely grown in northern Italy. It has very attractive fruits with raised green ridges. They have a distinct almost nutty flavour and firm texture, which some say is the best of all zucchinis.
Sow directly into well-prepared soil in a warm sunny position.Sow 2-3 seeds in clumps 12mm (½in) spaced 40cm (16in) apart. Lightly firm down and keep moist.Thin to the strongest seedling when the first true leaves develop. Mulch plants with compost or straw as they grow.
When To Plant
Spring to Summer.
When to Sow/Plant
These seeds may be treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL), do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals.
Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees.
If your packet has been treated it will be well marked with a warning and the seeds will be dyed a distinct colour.
Our Seed Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.