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Cucurbita Italian striped Courgette

To collect for free from Natalie Hayes

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Planted indoors at the end of April and will be ready to plant outside straight away. The seed is organic and has been grown using vegan methods. I have four of these plants altogether.

Free to anyone who is willing to collect

Cucurbita Italian striped  Courgette | Worthing, West Sussex, BN13
Plant Size
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7cm × 7cm
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Plant Finder: about the Cucurbita genus

Common names

Marrow

Description

Cucurbita genus (Marrow). There are around 25 species of succulent annuals or perennials from Tropical America in this genus. They have trailing stems and rough, triangular-green leaves, which are lobed. Clusters of bell-shaped, single flowers are orange-yellow and large.

Cultivation

Harvesting may start in mid summer and may end in mid autumn. Fairly easy to grow.

Interest and use

Culinary, ornamental.

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  • BloomsAugust
  • Growth HabitSemi-trailing
  • Flower ColourOrange-yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen

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    I am mostly interested in edible plants and would like fruit and herb plants. I would love to hear from any growers using vegan methods.

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