Costata Romanesca Zucchini

Curcurbita pepo

Large plants yields loads of tasty fruits & blossoms.

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 Romanesca...dog-size!" Thanks for sharing Lauren!

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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.

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
Sun Preference Full Sun

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