Squash- Cucuzza

Lagenaria siceraria Open Pollinated

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  • Summer vegetable
  • Fast-growing vine
  • Fruit up to 1m long

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

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'Squash- Cucuzza' seeds

Lagenaria siceraria

  • Summer vegetable
  • Fast-growing vine
  • Fruit up to 1m long

An Italian variety related to gourds but most often cooked and eaten as a summer squash. The vines are vigorous and the fruit has pale green skin and creamy white flesh and can grow from 40cm up to 1 metre in length. When picked young the fruit has a flavour similar to zucchini and can be sauteed, grilled or pickled, while mature fruit can be roasted or used in soup. Also known as 'Zuzza', 'Suzza Melon', 'Cucuzzi' or 'New Guinea Bean'.

Seeds per gram: 5
Product code: B6-05

Best Months to Sow
  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 25mm
Season Spring or after frost
Germination 7-10 days @ 21-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Tender Annual
Row Spacing 1m
Plant Spacing 60cm
Position Full sun, rich well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 70 days

*Notes: Most productive when grown on a trellis.

How To Grow



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