'Vegetable Marrow' - (Non-GMO) - Squash Seeds (Heritage)
This variety, commonly grown in Europe, has many variations to colour and size, ranging from light green to dark like a zucchini. Hotter weather can prohibit fruit growth as these plants typically like cooler weather.
55 Days to Harvest!
10-12 seeds/gram Squash are a hot weather crop. They need full sun and deep, rich, well drained, organic soil with a pH of 5.5 to 6.5. Before planting, work in lots of compost. Directly plant seed outdoors from late May to mid June 2.5 cm (1") deep in hills 2.4 m (8') apart with 4-6 seeds per hill. After germination, thin to 3 plants per hill. Seed can be started indoors 3 weeks before the plant out date. Squash do not transplant well--use paper or fibre pots that can be set directly in the soil. Protect mature squash from frost and cold temperatures.
Blooming Season Begins: High Summer
Life Cycle: Annual
Propagation: Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring
Days to Emergence: 7 to 10
Light: Full Sun
Growth Habit: Semi-bush With Some Vining
Height: Medium (30 to 50 cm)
Frost Tolerance: Killed by Frost
Days to Harvest: 55
Degree of Difficulty: Easy
Heritage: Open Pollinated
Family Name: Cucurbitaceae
Latin: Cucurbita pepo