Zucchini Striato d'Italia

Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo

approx 25 seeds
Availability: In stock

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.

Product Specifications
How To Grow

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 Spring
Soil Type well drained
Important Note 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.

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If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.

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Vegetable Frittata

Vegetable Frittata


  • 450g bunch silverbeet, leaves and stem chopped separately
  • 3 zucchinis, grated and squeezed
  • 2 carrots, julienned
  • 1 cob corn, kernels cut away
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/3 cup semi-dried tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 bunch dill, roughly chopped
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Cook carrots and silverbeet stems in boiling salted water for 5 minutes. Add leaves and cook for a further 5 minutes. Drain.
  3. Pan fry onion in oil, stirring occasionally until soft. Add silverbeet, zucchinis and corn, and stir for 5 minutes or until soft.
  4. Add chickpeas, parmesan, semi-dried tomatoes and three-quarters of the dill to vegetables, season with salt and pepper stirring to combine.
  5. In a separate bowl whisk the eggs together, then add egg mixture to the pan. Allow to cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Transfer pan to oven and bake for 20 minutes or until set.