Courgette

Courgette 'Verde Italia'

Courgette - Courgette  'Verde Italia'

Common Name: Courgette
Genus: Courgette
Cultivar: 'Verde Italia'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: TenderHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.40 m (40 cm)

  • Soil: fertile moisture retentive

    The classic green courgette of Italy it is widely used throughout the country. It is a good and reliable variety and the plant is quite bushy - the flowers are as delicious too!

  • Growing Instructions

    Sow indoors - March to April for earlier crops
    and plant out in June to August
    Sow outside - May to July when the air temperature is above 18°C
    Sow 2cm deep - it is important to lay the seed vertically as if laid flat they may rot before germinating
    Liquid feed once a week with a dilutedtomato feed once cutting has started.

    Harvest: June to October.


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