A very popular variety, early to mature, compact and heavy yielding. The attractive fruits can be cut at 10-15cm (4-6in) as courgettes or left to mature as marrows. Excellent eaten lightly cooked, freshly picked or suitable for autumn storage. Crops in 65 Days.
Sowing Instructions. Sow singly in mid spring 1cm (½in) deep in 7.5cm (3in) pots of moist compost. Germination usually takes 7-10 days at 21-24C (70-75F).
Growing Instructions. Gradually acclimatise the plants to outdoor conditions before planting out after all risk of frost has passed in rich moist well drained soil.
Aftercare Instructions. Keep the soil moist, water regularly especially in dry weather and give liquid feed every 14 days when the fruits start to swell.
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