Left Continue shopping
Your Order

You have no items in your cart

You might like
We ship to Ireland and Northern Ireland and some EU countries. Minimum order policy of 10€ excl. shipping

Early Summer Crookneck courgette

€2,50 EUR

A courgette that looks like a duck

Early summer crookneck variety produces bright-yellow crookneck fruits that have a fine, meaty texture and a delicious flavor. Very easy to grow, they are a welcome addition to the kitchen vegetables and add both colour and texture to your dishes. Try simply grated with a bit of olive oil and lemon, a crushed garlic and sprinkled with parsley, chives or basil for a nice summer starter or sauted in the frying pan. The yellow crookneck freeze very well.


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. It is is advised to grow them in a greenhouse.