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Squash , Little Gem (Rolet) Zimbabwe SA

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Product ID Seed1614
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C. Pepo L. Ssp. Pepo convar., (Zimbabwe S.Africa), A Trailing drought-tolerant, very dark green-skinned & yellow-fleshed winter squash, excellent flavoured but small, Cricket ball-sized fruits from Zimbabwe SA, (Early Maturing) 80 – 90 days & can be harvested from Aug onwards. Very prolific, stores well & very high in sugar so caramelizes well when pan-fried, A perfect variety for those with a little less space, and will grow beautifully on trellis or Fencing or even in a well-manured spot on the ground, Seed Count Approx - 10 avg

 SOWING - Squash will not germinate in cold soil & needs a warm spot, well-drained & fertile soil with plenty of composted organic matter to conserve moisture; Planting should be delayed until the soil has warmed (can be started in a greenhouse from mid-March onward, plant out the end of Mayish), Sow directly insitu after the threat of frost has passed. Sow one inch deep in hills or rows spaced 24 to 36 in apart, Harvest just before frosts when the stems dry & turn brown.

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1 Product Reviews - Average rating 5 / 5 (Show All)
Brilliant seed
- 12/12/2022
I've bought these for three years now, and had 100% germination and very high productivity every year. From 6 plants in 2022 on our allotment, we had 70 gem squashes! Each one delicious.