A traditional Italian courgette with a fabulous taste
Alberello Di Sarzana courgette is an early and fast-growing Italian heirloom variety. This bush variety is very productive and produces beautiful smooth, medium length cylindrical fruits, light green in color with a few lighter speckles. The Alberello Di Sarzana courgette is versatile and can be eaten cooked in a stew, a soup, a gratin or stuffed.
Scientific Name: Cucurbita pepo
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 18-20C
Germination time in days: 5-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 90 days
Sunlight: full sun
Soil requirement: rich in organic matter, well drained, fertile
Sowing and cultivation: Sow seeds indoor 4-6 weeks before last frost. Transplant when all risk of frost has passed, leaving 1m between the plants. The vines will spread therefore it is advised to provide a support. We grew the vines outdoors however for extended harvest, it may be better to grow them in a greenhouse.