Zucchini, squash var. Tondo scuro di Piacenza
Cucurbita pepo L. var. giromontiina
Squash with round fruit, dark green. Plant very compact, like a bush. Medium-sized, round, slightly ribbed, dark green with stripes. It is harvested as squash when it is 8-12 cm long, or later as a pumpkin 2-3 kg. Fruit good for stuffed zucchini.
Very good for sowing from Spring and Summer for production from late May onwards.
Compact plant that produces long and long fruit, light green glossy, bright with very good taste. Fruits 14-17 cm in length. Very good for sowing from the early Spring and the summer for production from May onwards.
Cycle of about 55 days.
Sowing: in the seedbed in February - March and directly in the field April to May. Distances: 1,5-2 m between the rows, in the range 1-1.5 m. Seeds: 300-500 g / ha for sowing first in seed and 500-1000 g / ha directly in the field.
Seeds per gram: about 6-7.