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Courgette Ortolana Di Faenza organic heirloom

€3,00 EUR

Courgette Ortolana Di Faenza is an Italian Heirloom courgette variety, early bearing, bush type, that produces light green fruits with dark green streaks of about 10-20 cm long. The flesh is tender and delicious. This is a versatile vegetable used in stir-fries, soups, casseroles, salad, pickles. Great for roasting, stuffing or simply sliced for a gratin or BBQ. Great flavor. The flowers can also be eaten. 

Scientific Name: Cucurbita pepo

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 21-30 °C

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 indoors in a propagator 1.5 cm deep in seed compost at 22 C continuous soil temperature until germinated. Will grow better in a greenhouse. Heavy feeder.