Zucchini Italian Striped Summer Squash Seeds
4 Gram Packet: approx seed count=30
The Italian Striped zucchini is an excellent tasting zucchini that has a dark green skin with lighter stripes. It can be harvested early or left until it grows to a larger size.
- Cucurbita pepo
- 94% Germination rate
- 55 days from plant until harvest
- 99% Pure
- Country of Origin: USA
Planting instructions:Plant Italian Striped zucchini in late spring in a sunny , well drained location when the cultivated and enriched with organic material ground is warm and all danger of frost is past. Press soil firmly over seeds. Start Italian Striped zucchini seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before setting outside for early crop.
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Care: Water lightly to keep soil moist but do not over water. Control weeds with cultivation or mulch. Do not be concerned if occasionally the first blossoms do not set fruit, Italian Striped zucchini is a very prolific plant.
Harvesting: The ideal time to pick the Italian Striped zucchini fruit is when the size is about 5-7 inches long and 1-1/2 inches thick. Continual picking will insure best flavor and extended growing season.
Nutritional Value: An excellent source of minerals, Iron, Calcium, and Vitamins: A, B1, B2, C, and Niacin.
Collecting Seed: Separate Italian Striped zucchini seeds from flesh when Zucchini are very ripe & mature. Dry at room temperature. Store in a cool, dry place.