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Cucurbita pepo 'Tromboncino'

 

Zucchini 'Tromboncino'

Original:Squashes are used as vegetables, but are, strictly speaking, fruit. They come in many forms - and there are Summer varieties as well as Winter varieties. Most squashes grow on vines, but a few in a shrubby form. They are all relatively easy to grow. 'Tromboncino' is crookneck type. Similar to 'Butternut' with an elongated neck that twists during cultivation. A summer squash which can reach nearly a meter in length, but which is usually harvested at half that size or less. New:Strictly speaking fruit, not vegetables (as they contain seeds), courgettes are immature marrows. They are a low growing, spreading plant, that can produce up to 30 fruits and carry on fruiting until the first frost. They benefit from lots of organic matter added to the planting position.

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plant Features
  • Zucchini Tromboncino likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Zucchini Tromboncino likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

  • Zucchini Tromboncino is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Zucchini Tromboncino likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Zucchini 'Tromboncino'

Latin name

Cucurbita pepo 'Tromboncino'

type

Vegetable

family

Cucurbitaceae

ph

5.5 - 6.8 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Zucchini Tromboncino likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Zucchini Tromboncino is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Zucchini Tromboncino likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

  • Water

    Zucchini Tromboncino likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When to harvest

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Zucchini Tromboncino is 1.00meters x 0.35meters 1.00 M 0.35 M

Cucurbita pepo 'Tromboncino'

Original:Squashes are used as vegetables, but are, strictly speaking, fruit. They come in many forms - and there are Summer varieties as well as Winter varieties. Most squashes grow on vines, but a few in a shrubby form. They are all relatively easy to grow. 'Tromboncino' is crookneck type. Similar to 'Butternut' with an elongated neck that twists during cultivation. A summer squash which can reach nearly a meter in length, but which is usually harvested at half that size or less. New:Strictly speaking fruit, not vegetables (as they contain seeds), courgettes are immature marrows. They are a low growing, spreading plant, that can produce up to 30 fruits and carry on fruiting until the first frost. They benefit from lots of organic matter added to the planting position.


Propagating by seed

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Prepare a bed or hill in a sunny site where the soil is fertile. Make planting pockets 3' apart by digging a hole a spade-depth, width and height, and filling with compost and well-rotted manure, then sow a seed on edge in each pocket. at a depth of about 1" after all danger of frost has passed.. Or sow the seeds singly in pots in the greenhouse, and plant out after they have their first true leaves

 

Planting

From Mid Spring TO Early Summer

After seeds grown indoors have their first true leaves, and after all danger of frost has passed, plant the seedlings out into a prepared bed or hill that has been well-manured, at a spacing of about 3' for bush types, and 5' for trailing types.

 
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