Suttons Squash Seeds Marina Di Chioggia
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Packet Content 10 seeds
The heirloom sea pumpkin of Chioggia on the coast of Italy.
The large turban shaped fruit are deep blue-green - one of the most beautiful and unique of all squashes!
A perfect variety for market gardeners.
The rich, sweet flesh is a deep yellow-orange and of good quality, delicious baked or in pies.
The fruit weigh about 5kg each and are produced on vigorous vines.
Sow April/early June in a propagator on a windowsill or one seed (on edge) per 7.5cm (3") pot in a greenhouse at approximately 20-25°C (68-78°F) using a good quality moist compost. Cover seeds with 19mm (¾") compost. Germination 5-8 days. Grow on, planting out when frost risk has passed, 90cm (36") between plants each way. Alternatively sow direct late May in to soil placing 2 seeds per station 90cm (36") each way. Thin to one plant per station. Produces up to 5 fruits around 5kg (11lb) each. (Trailing variety). Sowing to Cropping: 18 weeks.
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