A productive scallop squash
Scallop squash Disco is a white scallop squash. It is also called pattypan. The fruit is very tender and full of flavour. This variety will have a good yield. Great for stuffing or roasted in the oven.
Scientific Name: Cucurbita pepo
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 18-30 °C
Germination time in days: 7-14 Days
Indicative Days to maturity: 90-100 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: rich in organic matter, well drained, fertile
Sowing and cultivation: Sow indoors in a propagator 1/2 inch deep in seed compost in a 3 inch pot. The critical part is temperature, these need at least 21 C continuous soil temperature (preferably more to maximise germination rates) until germinated. Will grow better in a greenhouse. Heavy feeder.