Very easy to grow
Sow seed 1.5cm deep on their sides in pots. Harden off and transplant 60-90cm apart. Choose fertile soil on a sunny sheltered site.
Pinch out growing tips of trailing stems when 60cm long. Protect from slugs. Place larger fruit on a tile to prevent rotting.
Cut with a 10cm stalk when fruit have coloured and sound hollow when tapped. Let skin harden in the sun for 10 days if storing.
|Grow With||Cucurbits (Courgette, Marrow)|
|Time To Harvest||14 - 20 weeks|
|Key Nutrients||Vitamin A, Vitamin C|
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