Summer Squash – Lemon (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

£2.50

A trailing summer squash variety producing an abundance of lemon-sized and shaped fruits. This is a very interesting variety of summer squash which sits somewhere between a patty pan and a courgette. Its flesh is slightly denser than a typical courgette and is extremely tasty. A definite star of the veg patch and will keep on producing until the last frosts.
(Approximate seed count – 20)

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When to sow: Apr-May

Spacing: 1mx60cm

Summer squash tips: Sow in pots indoors from April and plant out in May; or sow direct in May. Cold sensitive, cover the plants with fleece if there is a danger of frost. For an extended harvest do two sowings, one in April and one in early June.
Summer squash are hungry and benefit from a good dose of manure or compost added to the soil before planting. Harvested when fruits are completely white, which means that they are ripe.

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Weight 0.005019 kg