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Courgette Clarion F1 (Lebanese Type)

Description

Courgette seeds - Clarion F1 is very early into fruit. Compact bush habit bearing light green mottled fruit in good quantities and with slightly tapered shape. It is best to harvest when the fruits are 12 to 15cm long.

The courgette is probably the most popular form of all the marrow family. Picked young it can be used in a host of delicious dishes; fried with garlic butter or stuffed!

When harvesting please discard any bitter tasting fruits. We suggest carrying out a "tongue tip taste test", particularly when harvesting the first fruits from a new plant. For more information please click here.

 

Product Part Number: 11806

Pack Size: 15 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £1.75

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When to sow
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

WHEN TO SOW

April to May indoors
Mid-May to June outdoors

WHERE TO SOW

Sow seed on edge to prevent rotting in pots or trays during April to May 2cm (1") apart under glass at 20°C (68°F) using good quality seed sowing compost.
Sow outdoors mid-May and June direct into the growing site 1cm (1/2") deep 2 to 3 seeds in each position 60cm (24") apart.

WHAT TO DO NEXT

Greenhouse sowings should be gradually hardened off once they have developed the first pair of rough leaves and transplanted to the growing site in late-May to early-June 60cm (24") apart. Outdoor sowings should be thinned to one plant per station.

MATURITY

July onwards when fruits are approximately 10-15cm (4-6") long.

HANDY TIP

Pick regularly to encourage a continuous crop.

NUTRITIONAL VALUES

A good source of vitamins A, C and E
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