Multi-Coloured Courgette Collection

To look wonderful in the garden and on the plate. If you grow your own courgettes you can pick them small and squeaky fresh and eat the flowers too. More
3 packets (48 seeds) 110267 £4.50 In stock
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3 seedlings 510093-3 £4.50 Delivery mid April
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3 jumbo seedlings 510093-SP03 £5.95 Delivery early May
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To look wonderful in the garden and on the plate. If you grow your own courgettes you can pick them small and squeaky fresh and eat the flowers too. They look fantastic clambering over fences, frames and sheds.

The seed collection contains 1 seed packet each of:

The seedling collection contains 1 seedling each of:

The jumbo seedling collection contains 1 jumbo seedling each of:

Sent out with full spacing, planting and growing instructions.

Genus Cucurbita pepo
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Courgette
Site Full Sun
Spacing 1-1.5m (40-60in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Soak seed overnight and sow under cover from late March- April. Push seed, on its side (to prevent it rotting), 2-3cm deep into a 9cm pot of compost. Can be sown direct after last frosts, from May to June.
Care Tips Feed well with plenty of organic matter. Pick fruit regularly to prolong the harvest. Need rich, well-manured ground.
Storing Best fresh, but can be stored a few days in the fridge.
Harvesting Late June to October. Start picking as soon as fruits are 7cm long. You can pick the flowers before this.
Cooking Notes Delicious raw or cooked, these multicoloured courgettes are lovely thinly sliced in salads. The flowers are edible when cooked, and delicious stuffed with mediterranean flavours.
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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Multi-Coloured Courgette Collection reviews

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Reviewed 24th November 2018 by Nicole

Excellent plants, yellow out perform others, having lots of crop.

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Reviewed 23rd November 2018 by Gayle

Goodness they just grew and grew and grew!

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Reviewed 21st November 2018 by Kate

2 were fabulous but the yellow ones not as good.

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Reviewed 14th November 2018 by Julia

I have only a courtyard. The plants were planted in large pots and although they had beautiful leaves, they did not produce many courgettes and a lot rotted from the end.

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Reviewed 7th November 2018 by Anita

Interestingly not very good this year . Last year we had prolific crops but this year far frerband we watered carefully.

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Reviewed 7th November 2018 by Sarah

I ordered 3 seedlings, 1 each of 3 varieties. One had clearly been left to grow in the plurality for too long; looked like a mutant giant two leaved seedling. It failed. The other two turned out to be the same variety when they fruited - both yellow. Not what I ordered or how they were labelled.

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Reviewed 11th October 2018 by Lynne

The yellow courgette produced one very small inedible fruit. The "ribbed" courgette was very adequate and the other pale green courgette produced about 6 fruits in all. I have been growing courgettes for years and never had an experience like this. I potted them up straightaway then transferred to greenhouse then well cultivated garden plot in full sunshine. Disappointing.

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for leaving your review. We are very sorry to hear of your disappointment with your Courgettes and have refunded you for them."

Posted 7th November 2018

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Reviewed 9th October 2018 by Hazel

first class seedlings which arrived in really good condition. The cucumbers are still producing in mid October in a poly tunnel!

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Reviewed 26th September 2018 by Alice

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Reviewed 22nd September 2018 by Elizabeth

Two grew very well and are still producing tho much more slowly, but one simply failed to thrive.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Georgina

One of them didn’t produce a good crop

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Marylyn

Always good service and the plants are always excellent.
Got a good crop,so many in fact gave some to my neighbours.

Great success

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Reviewed 23rd February 2018 by Petra

The seeds germinated well and I grew them in pots. I collected them while small and tender which were lovely to eat and just enough to cope to consume. The collection provided the variety which looks great on a plate.

Lots of beautiful courgettes for four months...

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Reviewed 20th February 2018 by Sarah Jones

I soaked these before sowing and put them in a warm room until they germinated which they all did nicely. I then kept the seedlings inside in a cool, light place until they formed healthy young plants and it was warm enough to plant them out.

We had the first courgettes in July (not bad for an elevated part of Derbyshire) and they kept coming until October! So beautiful and delicate compared to shop bought ones especially if you pick them small. We had a lot in risotto and shallow fried a few tempura style with the flowers stuffed with cheese and olives. So good!