Suttons Squash Seeds – Marina di Chioggia

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The heirloom sea pumpkin of Chioggia on the coast of Italy. The large turban shaped fruit are deep blue-green – one of the most beautiful and unique of all squashes!A perfect variety for market gardeners.

Sow April/early June in a propagator on a windowsill or one seed (on edge) per 7.5cm (3″) pot in a greenhouse at approximately 20-25°C (68-78°F) using a good quality moist compost. Cover seeds with 19mm (¾”) compost. Germination 5-8 days. Grow on, planting out when frost risk has passed, 90cm (36″) between plants each way. Alternatively sow direct late May in to soil placing 2 seeds per station 90cm (36″) each way. Thin to one plant per station. Produces up to 5 fruits around 5kg (11lb) each. (Trailing variety). Sowing to Cropping: 18 weeks.

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