Squash Summer, Zucchino Rampicante
70 days. The famous Italian heirloom vining zucchini and pumpkin; long slender 15-inch fruit has a flat bulb at the bottom. It is one of the best eating summer squash: very tender, mild and sweet tasting. The flavor is superb! This squash is also great as winter squash. The Italians use it for stuffing in gnocchi and ravioli; the flesh is rich and flavorful, great for baking and pies! The vines produce good yields of this great all-purpose squash. The mature fruit grow very long. This one is in very high demand at specialty markets.
- Full Sun
- Sprouts in 5-10 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 70-95 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/2-1 inch
- Plant Spacing: 12-24"
- Frost Hardy: No
- Cucurbita moschata
Growing Tips: Direct seed, or set out indoor-started transplants after last frost date. Don’t let transplants become rootbound; don't disturb roots while transplanting. Needs heavily amended soil. Harvest frequently.