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Costata Romanesca Zucchini Seeds

Flavorful, striped zucchinis

Curcurbita pepo
Large plants yields loads of tasty fruits & blossoms.
Originally from Italy, these zucchinis are large and in charge. Enjoy their nutty flavor cooked or raw. Produces loads of male squash flowers, which are edible.
Product ID# SU0286

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Costata Romanesca Zucchini is the foreign exchange summer squash you want to befriend--it's got a cool accent (originally from Italy in case the name didn't give it away), is beyond tasty eaten cooked or raw, and produces plenty of male squash flowers for your enjoyment. This cool, ribbed summer squash boasts a nutty flavor and looks positively daisy-like when harvested with-flower.

This pic is from Lauren, who runs Crossroads Hydroponics in Newburgh, NY. She posted this on our Facebook page and wrote, "An overgrown Costata!" Thanks for sharing Lauren!

Quick Facts
Days to Germination 4 to 8 days
Days to Maturity 52 days
Planting Depth ¾ to 1 inch
Spacing in Row 24 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Height at Maturity 24 to 36 inches
Width at Maturity 48 inches
Growing Instructions

Direct sow after frost, or start indoors 3 weeks earlier. Succession sow at 3-4 week intervals for healthy plants all season. Bush habit. Cucumber beetles can be a bother; protect with row cover, or re-sow if young plants are damaged. Harvest when squash are 6-8" long; prompt harvest ensures longest period of yield.

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