Squash

Squash 'Tromba of Albenga'

Squash - Squash  'Tromba of Albenga'

Common Name: Squash
Genus: Squash
Cultivar: 'Tromba of Albenga'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

Height: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Spread: 1.20 m (120 cm)


  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich moisture retentive soil
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Hardiness: full hardy

    This variety comes from the alpine area near Milan in northern Italy. It produces long curved fruit but the seeds are all in the bulbous end so you get a neck of pure meaty flesh.

  • 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 it is laid flat it may rot before germinating.

    Harvest: June to October


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