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Mr Fothergills Squash Mixed Buttons

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Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo

A combination of green and yellow buttons with scalloped edges and a mild, creamy flavour. Great in salads when picked young, or as a tasty vegetable when cooked in butter or gently steamed.

 

How To Grow

Sow 2-3 seeds together to a depth on 20mm (1in) in a slightly raised bed in full sun, about 75cm (30in) apart. Soil must be warm - 20C or above - for good germination. Thin to leave the two strongest seedlings only. Keep well watered and feed regularly after flowering commences. Pick frequently to encourage more fruit.
 
When To Plant

 Spring and early Summer.

Harvest  7-10 weeks or when 5cm in diameter.
When to Sow/Plant  Spring, Summer

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CHRISTCHURCH

Barrington

Philpotts Rd

Cashmere

Linwood

Yaldhurst

NORTH ISLAND

Napier (Temporarily closed due to flood damage)

Havelock North

Palmerston North

 

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