Costata Romanesco Zucchini

Costata Romanesco Zucchini

Cucurbitaceae

Regular price $3.95 Sale

Costata Romanesco Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo) The large, open, bushy heirloom plant, originating from northern Italy, produces distinctively ribbed 30-40cm fruit that are long with pale green flecks on dark, grayish green skin. Romanesco zucchini are actually a type of cocozelle squash that produce fruits known for having a very pleasant nutty taste that can be eaten either fresh or cooked. Young fruits can be picked at 8” with the flower still attached and fried whole.

Planting Instructions: Seed indoors 1/2 inch deep. Line out transplants after risk of frost has past, spacing 5-6 feet apart. Direct seed in raised hills sowing 5-6 seeds 1/2 inch deep. Soil temperature should be at least 21 degrees C. Space mounds 5-6 feet apart, thinning to 3 plants per mound.

55 days to maturity

25 seeds per packet $3.95