Squash- Tromboncino

Cucurbita moschata Packet

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

$1.75
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  • Long zucchini- like fruit with bulbous end
  • High yielding

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Description

'Squash- Tromboncino' seeds

Cucurbita moschata

  • Long zucchini- like fruit with bulbous end
  • High yielding

Climbing vine that produces long pale green zucchini-like fruit with a bulbous end. Fruit is used like a zucchini and has a comparable flavour and tender texture and is best when picked at around 25cm long. Fruits can also be left to mature and will and harden and can be used like a pumpkin. Good disease resistance. Plants do best when grown on a trellis or other medium but can also be grown on the ground. High yielding. Also known as Zucchini Tromboncino, Serpentine Squash, Climbing Crookneck and Zucca Trombetta.

Seeds per gram: 10
Product code: E4-02

Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 20mm
Season Spring or after frost
Germination 5-10 days @ 21-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Annual
Row Spacing 100cm
Plant Spacing 80cm
Position Part or full sun, moist soil
Days Until Maturity 70 days for immature tender zucchini like fruit, 100 days for fully mature pumpkin like fruit

*Notes: Harvest fruit at 25cm long to use like a zucchini or when vine dries out to use like a pumpkin. Is most productive when grown on a trellis (this also helps to achieve straighter fruit which is easier to handle in the kitchen).

Shipping

We deliver Australia wide.

All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

Shipping cost is calculated using all the items in your shopping cart and your delivery postcode. The table below outlines the delivery options and costs.

Order dispatch time is currently 1-3 business days plus delivery time
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates. The delivery timeframes below are estimates only.

 

Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
Small seed packets ONLY Economy Delivery $2.50 or FREE on orders over $20
(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
Orders sent via letter | Delivery 2-6 business days
No tracking | Guaranteed delivery** by 20 business days
  Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
 
Order includes BULK seed
or other non-seed products
Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.

 

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