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.
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  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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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!