Squash Summer Baby Round Zucchini HEIRLOOM Seeds

Squash Summer Baby Round Zucchini HEIRLOOM Seeds

Cucurbita pepo

Item #0143

45 days. Discover this tasty little round zucchini, known by the French for generations as “Ronde de Nice,” meaning "round from Nice." Especially suited for stuffing, or as individual serving soup bowls, but delicious in any way summer squash is used. The blossoms are scrumptious fried!

This packet sows 7-11 mounds.

Seedling Image

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/2"-1”

Seed Spacing:
2-3 seeds
per mound

Mound Spacing:
3’

Thinning:
When seedling has several leaves
thin to 1 plant
per mound


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost, and when soil temperature is 70°–85°F. Successive Sowing: Every 3 weeks up to 70 days before average first frost.

When to start inside: Not recommended except in very short growing seasons, 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost. Sow in paper or pulp pots that can be planted directly into the ground. Transplant when soil temperature is at least 60°F.

Harvesting: Harvest when squash is 2"–3½" in diameter. Baby round zucchini will grow larger, but the eating quality will diminish. However, if left on the plant to mature, they will turn a yellowish- salmon color and can be used as autumn decorations along with pumpkins and other winter squash.

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