Courgette, Squash & Pumpkins

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  • uchikikuriwintersquash

    Winter Squash – Uchiki Kuri

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Very early to mature with superb storage characteristics
    A lovely looking winter squash, each plant forms three to five small pumpkin-like fruits averaging 1.5kg. The fruits are an intense orange red with a golden flesh and has a sweet nutty flavour.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Uchiki Kuri (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Courgette – Green Bush

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Gives an exceptionally good crop right through the season
    This is a bush variety, which means that plants are large, robust and vigorous but stay compact without sprawling. The fruit are uniform and straight, with a rich dark green colouring and a fine flavour that’s delicate and sweet enough to eat raw, straight off the plant.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Green Bush (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, it can be used in stir-fires, soups, casseroles, salads, pasta dishes, pickled, the list goes on. You can even eat its beautiful flower, try stuffing it with herbs and cheese and frying it briefly. Delicious!

    Plant out: late April to early July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.