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Squash Seeds - Marina di Chioggia

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.

 

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Delicious baked or in sweet pies

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.

 

Colour:Other

Hardiness:0 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:False

Aftercare - Moderate:True

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:41-50cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spread:201-250cm

Spacing:151-200cm

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Soil Type:ALL

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:False

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:True

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:True

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

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.

Ideal for beds and borders, greenhouse. Prefers full sun but grows well in sun or shade. HEALTH BENEFITS: High in vitamins A, C and E. CULINARY TIPS: Can be used just like a potato, even baked in foil like a jacket potato.

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