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Cucurbita pepo

Cocozelle, Italian Vegetable Marrow

Description

Dark green skin which produces pronounced lighter stripes along its length. It can be harvested up to 20cm(8in) long.

Have a pleasant nutty flavour.

Harvesting seed

Harvest about three weeks after the fruit matures.

Remove the pulp and seed, wash then sieve.

Dry on a plate for a few weeks and then store in an airtight container.


Additional Info

Height
Spread
Colour
Hardiness
Half-Hardy
Longevity
Annual
Seed viability
8 years
Nominal value
5 pence/seed