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Courgette One Ball F1 Seeds

Courgette One Ball F1 Seeds

Vegetable Seeds from Sow Seeds Ltd

Courgette One Ball F1 is an unusual round, bright yellow courgette that is a very easy to grow. It produces lots of uniform fruits on a compact plant from early July to October. This compact variety does not sprawl all over the veg plot like some courgette plants and as...
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Courgette One Ball F1 is an unusual round, bright yellow courgette that is a very easy to grow. It produces lots of uniform fruits on a compact plant from early July to October.

This compact variety does not sprawl all over the veg plot like some courgette plants and as the leaves are held upright on the plants finding the courgettes (before they grow to marrow proportions) is easier. It also does very well in a large pot filled with good quality organic matter if space in the veg plot is limited.

Yellow courgettes have a slightly sweeter flavour than green ones and usually need a little less cooking as they have a thinner skin but they make an attractive combination when mixed with other coloured courgettes on a dinner plate. There are so many ways to cook courgettes these days.

They can be griddled, used raw in thin slices in salad, used in chutneys or even added to cakes. And don't forget the flowers can be eaten too! Stuff them with cheese/herbs and deep-fry them - courgette flowers are a real treat as only freshly picked ones can be used so they are not found on supermarket shelves.

Growing courgettes at home is very rewarding as the plants are so productive and the fruits can be picked and used at their best whilst still firm and not bendy or with damaged outer skin like those handled on the supermarket shelves.

Pack Information

Seed Quantity: 5 seeds per pack.

When to Sow Courgette One Ball F1 Vegetable Seeds

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Indoor Sowing Sow No Sow No Sow No Sow Yes Sow Yes Sow No Sow No Sow No Sow No Sow No Sow No Sow No
Outdoor Sowing Sow No Sow No Sow No Sow No Sow No Sow Yes Sow No Sow No Sow No Sow No Sow No Sow No

Indoor Sowing Information

Site:
Well drained & humus rich soil. A sheltered sunny spot out of way of strong winds which causes damage to the large leaves.
When to Sow:
April to May.
How to Sow:
Sow seeds vertically 1cm deep in a pot or tray of moist seed compost. Place in propagator/cover with glass, polythene bag until the seedlings appear (5-8 days). When the seedlings have 2/3 leaves transplant them into 2l pots and grow on for a few more weeks. Harden them off by putting outside during the day for 3/4 days. Plant out in mid - late May when the chance of frost has passed. Incorporate plenty of organic matter to feed the plant and help retain water. Keep well watered.Can also be grown in greenhouse soil provided it is very fertile and they are well watered or even in gro-bags or containers.
Care:
As they are hungry feeders, feed them every 14 days with a potash rich fertiliser. Keep well watered but do not wet the fruit.
Harvest: July to October. Pick fruit regularly to prolong cropping when they are about 7cm long. The flowers can be picked before this.

Outdoor Sowing Information

Site:
Well drained & humus rich soil. A sheltered sunny spot out of way of strong winds which causes damage to the large leaves.
When to Sow: Early June.
How to Sow:
Squashes are hungry feeders so to give them a good start outside, dig a hole 30cm square and fill with well rotted manure and cloche the area a week before direct sowing. Mound soil up and plant 2 seeds 2.5cm deep into the mound and cloche again until the seedlings grow. Remove the weaker seedling, and remove cloche a couple of weeks later. Seed will not germinate until the temperature is consistently above 13°C. Keep well watered. Space plants 90cm apart, and 90cm apart in rows.
Care:
As they are hungry feeders, feed them every 14 days with a potash rich fertiliser. Keep well watered but do not wet the fruit.
Harvest: July to October. Pick fruit regularly to prolong cropping when they are about 7cm long. The flowers can be picked before this.
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