Seed - Zucchini Defender F1
1 RHS Zucchini Defender F1 seed pack
(Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo)
Pack Size 10 seeds
An exceptional hybrid variety with great disease resistance. Fast growing, vigorous plants that begin to develop fruit early in the season and produce over a long period. Fruits are sleek and tender and are delicious chargrilled or baked in the oven. Easy to grow and ideal for home gardeners.
Winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
How to Grow:
Sow 12mm (1/2in) deep in clumps of 3-4 seeds. Space rows 100cm (40in) apart. Cover with a layer of soil and firm gently. Keep soil moist and warm. Seedlings appear in 6-10 days.
Thin to the two strongest seedlings allowing 90cm (36in) apart between plants. Apply a complete fertiliser to the soil and mulch around plants. Ensure the soil is kept moist and weed free.
When to Sow/Plant Seed:
Spring through Summer
Fertile, sunny position