Squash 'Sunburst' F1

A pretty and tasty pattypan courgette, excellent for stir-fries and quick-frying. More
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A pretty and tasty pattypan courgette, excellent for stir fries and quick-frying, cut into chunks or sliced with a mandolin. I also love them blanched in stock, just softened, and then dressed in olive oil and a mix of green herbs. That's often how they eat pattypans and courgettes in Greece.

Genus Cucurbita pepo
Variety Sunburst F1
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow indoors March - May for best results in small pots of compost at a depth of 1.5cm (1/2 inch). Gradually accustom plants to outdoor conditions before planting out May - June. Sow directly outdoors after the last frosts until June into finely prepared, well drained soil at a depth of 1.5cm (1/2 inch). Sow two seeds on edge per position.
Care Tips When sown indoors, keep in warm position and water well. When sowing outdoors, thin to leave stronger plants.
Flowering July - October
Harvesting July - October. Pick when 5cm (2in) in diameter as 'baby' vegetable and use whole, or at 10cm (4in) to slice, steam or bake.
Cooking Notes Excellent for stir-frying or quick frying
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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