Zucchini 'Nitro' F1 (Cucurbita pepo)
Nitro is astonishingly productive and with its good resistance to powdery mildew will produce excellent flavoured fruits right up to the end of April when other varieties have long succumbed to powdery mildew. A superb virus and mildew resistant variety for a long harvest of dark green cyclindrical fruits with a great taste.
When to sow: September - November
Where to sow: Direct or in pots
Depth to sow: 2cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: 90cm
Between rows: 150cm
Directions: Plant seed in the garden in November or under cover during September in 10cm pots.. As zucchini make large plants give them a good 90cm between plants and 150cm between rows.
Packet 10 seeds