Squash - Cocozelle Italian Vegetable Marrow
This variety of summer squash is very popular, easy to grow and fast maturing, producing a generous crop of delicious and delicately flavored fruits. Plants are compact bush type bearing handsome oblong, dark green fruit speckled with lighter green.
Plants continue to produce tender vitamin rich fruit until frost, if all fruit are picked before they mature. Fruits are vest picked when they are 10 to 12 inches long. Cooked like summer squash, used fresh or fried in butter.
Planting time - Late spring or indoors 4-6 weeks earlier
Matures in - 45 days
Germinates in - 10-14 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Hill spacing - 3-4 feet
Seed spacing - 3-5 seeds in a ring about 2 inches across.
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall, thin to 3-4 of the strongest plants in each hill
Net weight 2.6 G (Estimated 20 seeds)
Bulk Squash seed available.
250 Seeds/oz. Plant 1/2oz per 100ft row.
4lbs of Squash seed needed per acre.
Average Squash yield per acre -494 bushels.