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Squash Marina Di Chioggia organic

€4,50 EUR

An Italian Heirloom squash with a fabulous color

Marina Di Chioggia Squash is an Italian Heirloom variety, with 3-5kg deeply ribbed attractive deep blue green fruits growing on vigorous trailing vines. The flesh is bright orange and sweet , deliciously sweet when roasted. This winter squash will store well for 4-5 months in cool, dark and dry conditions.

Scientific Name: Cucurbita maxima

Plant Life Cycle: Annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 18C

Germination time in days: 7-14 Days

Indicative Days to maturity: 105 Days

Sunlight: full sun

Soil requirement: rich in organic matter, well drained, fertile

Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Sow 1.5 cm deep. Provide 21C soil temperature. Transplant out 1m apart without disturbing roots. Direct sow outdoors when soil is over 21 C degrees F. Germ 7-10 days.