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Courgette seeds - Romanesco
A lovely courgette with characteristic ribs down the striped fruit. It has excellent flavour and texture, even when quite large.
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: 11818
When to sow
When to Sow Courgette Ramanesco Seeds
April to May under glass, mid-May to June outdoors.
Where to Sow
Sow seed on edge 1.5cm (1/2") deep to prevent rotting in pots during April to May 2.5cm (1") under glass at 20C (68F) using good quality seed sowing compost. Sow outdoors mid-May to June direct into growing site 1.5cm (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 growing site in lay-May to early-June 60cm (24") apart. Outdoor sowings should be thinned to one plant per station.
July to October.
Regular picking produces a crop over many months. Pick fruits when young to maintain a long cropping period.