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Courgette Darko F1
COURGETTE SEEDS - DARKO F1 - Producing large quantities of very dark green small fruits.
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: 18159
When to sow
When to Sow Darko Courgette Seeds
April to May underglass May to June outdoors
Where to Sow
Sow seed on edge 1.5cm (1/2") deep to prevent rotting in pots or trays during April to May 2.5cm (1") apart under glass at 20°C (68°F) 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 late-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. Do not leave fruit to become large, as this slows the production down.
A good source of pro-vitamin A, vitamin C, E and folic acid