Very easy to grow
Sow seed 1.5cm deep on their sides in pots. Harden-off and transplant 60-90cm apart in fertile soil on a sunny sheltered site.
Protect from slugs and pinch out growing tips of trailing stems when 60cm long. Put fruit on a tile to stop rotting.
Cut when 20cm long or leave to grow longer to produce a tougher skin if storing. Keep picking for more fruit.
|Grow With||Cucurbits (Pumpkin, Squash)|
|Time To Harvest||10 - 14 weeks|
|Key Nutrients||Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Folate|
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