A welcome and delicious addition to our national choice of vegetable seeds, the Zucchini has long been an important ingredient of European cooking. Greenskin in an early maturing, bushy type which produces heavy crops of attractive, finely flavoured dark green Zucchinis. Zucchinis like a sunny, sheltered position and rich soil.
How To Grow:
Sow 12mm deep, direct in final position. Sow 3 or 4 seeds in clumps, later thinning to two strongest seedlings. Allow 100cm between rows and space plants 100cm apart. Keep the plants well watered and prepare the soil well by adding organic material and a complete fertiliser.
When To Plant: Spring and Summer.
Harvest: 8 weeks
Sow: Spring, Summer
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.