Squash Zucchini - Ronde de Nice (Round Zucchini) (Seeds)
Heirloom Vegetable. Variety originated in France. Delicately skinned fruit is round and light green with tender, nicely nutty flavoured flesh. Flavour is at its best before the fruit reaches 7.5 cm (3”) in diameter. Larger fruit can be hollowed out and stuffed. Matures in 50-60 days.
How to Grow
Sow direct in a sunny site in late spring after soil has reached at least 20°C (70°F). Can be started indoors in paper or fibre pots 3 weeks early. Seed will quickly rot if planted in soil that is cooler than recommended. Seed typically germinates in 6-12 days.
Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1”). Seeds Per Hill: 6. Thin to: 4 plants/hill. Hill Spacing: 2 m (6-6”).
COMMENTS: Keep soil evenly moist for best growth. Very fast maturing. Great sliced and grilled!