A traditional Italian courgette with a fabulous taste
Bianca Di Trieste courgette is an early and fast-growing Italian heirloom variety. This bush variety is very productive and produces beautiful smooth, short cylindrical fruits that range from pale green to ivory white. The Bianca Di Trieste courgette is best 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.