Gaia Organic Seeds - Costata Romanesco Zucchini
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Costata Romanesco Zucchini | Cucurbita pepo | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada | Annual | Open Pollinated | Heirloom
An Italian heirloom that has a unique nutty taste, light green pattern with bulged ripening. 6” fruit is tender and easy to pick.
Companion plants: Corn, Pumpkin, Cucumber, Melon, Beans, Peas, Beets, Sunflower, Parsley, Celery.
Far from: Tomato, Eggplant, Potato, Pepper.
Planting tip: Plant directly outside in late May or early June when soil temperature has reached 25°C. It can be started indoors as well, sow 2-3 weeks before the frost. Ready to transplant outside when soil temperature has reached 25°C.
Harvesting tip: Harvest at 4-5” or smaller. Pick when the skin is soft and glossy. Pick every other day to encourage productivity.
Storage tip: Fruits are perishable and store 3-4 days if kept at 1-2°C at 90% humidity.