Courgette & Summer Squash Plants

Grow your own courgettes and summer squash from organic plug plants. Choose a sunny site, keep well watered and you’ll get a great crop from just a few plants.

Plug plants are available to order for dispatch between late April/early May through to July/August. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

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  • Courgette – Green Bush

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    A high yielding, easy to grow courgette plant
    This is a bush variety of courgette, 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. Growing courgettes from plug plants is very easy – plant in full sunshine, in beds or large pots, and be sure to water well. You will receive a complete growing guide with your plug plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Green Bush (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, courgettes can be used in stir-fries, 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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: These plugs will need to be planted at least 60cm apart. They need a lot of sunshine and water.

    Harvesting: Harvest as soon as the fruits are the right size. They should start to produce fruits 2-3 weeks after the first flowers form in early summer, as long as it is warm enough and pollination is good.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Colourful Courgette Collection

    £12.99
    (12 Plants)

    A fantastic set of different courgette plants
    This colourful courgette collection contains 3 plants of each of these super tasty and easy to grow varieties: All Green Bush, Atena Polka, Tondo Chiara di Pizza, Tromboncino Albania. Harvested together you can put together some beautiful summer dishes.

    Number of plants: 12

    Space required: An area of approx 1.5m x 4m – Tromboncino will readily climb, so can be grown up a trellis to save space.

    In the kitchen: Slice and grill on the BBQ, slice into ribbons for pretty salads, add to pasta dishes and ratatouille.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Please see our growing guides for each individual advice for each plant type and for spacing between plug plants.

    When to harvest: Please see our growing guides for each individual advice.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Summer Squash – Custard White

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and delicious  
    This interesting and very attractive patty pan bush type variety of summer squash produces creamy white flat fruits with scalloped edge and a very fine flavour. These summer squash are delicious cooked and eaten fresh. They have a delicate white skin (which is thinner like a courgette rather than thick like winter squash).  Roast them whole or grill slices on the bbq, or lightly fry.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Custard White (organic*)

    In the kitchen: This squash is great for roasting, using in a soup or to make a delicious pie.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: These plugs will need to be planted at least 60cm apart. They need a lot of sunshine and water.

    Harvesting: Harvest as soon as the fruits are the right size. They should start to produce fruits 2-3 weeks after the first flowers form in early summer, as long as it is warm enough and pollination is good.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Yellow Courgette – Atena Polka

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative and versatile  
    These plants will produce beautiful deep yellow fruits giving great colour and flavour from your garden.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Atena Polka (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Such a versatile vegetable, it can be used in stir-fries, 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!

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: These plugs will need to be planted at least 60cm apart. They need a lot of sunshine and water.

    Harvesting: Harvest as soon as the fruits are the right size. They should start to produce fruits 2-3 weeks after the first flowers form in early summer, as long as it is warm enough and pollination is good.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Courgette – Genovese

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    A compact variety with pale fruits

    With pale, mottled light green skin, these courgettes tend to start cropping a little earlier in the season (if the weather is good, of course!) It is a bush variety so will not take up too much space.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Genovese (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, it can be used in stir-fries, 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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: These plugs will need to be planted at least 60cm apart. They need a lot of sunshine and water.

    Harvesting: Harvest as soon as the fruits are the right size. They should start to produce fruits 2-3 weeks after the first flowers form in early summer, as long as it is warm enough and pollination is good.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Courgette – Tondo Chiara di Nizza

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Great looking and a good cropper
    A delightful, round shaped courgette which is pale green in colour. It is highly productive so you’ll get a great crop. The courgettes should be cut at about 10 cm diameter – they’re great for roasting and stuffing.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Tondo Chiara di Nizza (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, it can be used in stir-fries, soups, casseroles, salads, pasta dishes, pickled, the list goes on. It’s great roasted whole, then scoop out the cavity and stuff with some wild mushrooms or something else equally delicious.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: These plugs will need to be planted at least 60cm apart. They need a lot of sunshine and water.

    Harvesting: Harvest as soon as the fruits are the right size. They should start to produce fruits 2-3 weeks after the first flowers form in early summer, as long as it is warm enough and pollination is good.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Courgette -Tromboncino Albenga

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Gives an exceptionally good crop right through the season
    This is a fantastic climbing courgette that can be grown easily in a container against a trellis or wigwam so it is perfect for small spaces. You can either eat them whilst the courgettes are still small or leave them to grow and further ripen before storing them in much the same way as winter squash.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Tromboncino Albenga (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, it can be used in stir fries, soups, risotto, 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!

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: These plugs will need to be planted at least 60cm apart. They need a lot of sunshine and water.

    Harvesting: Harvest as soon as the fruits are the right size. They should start to produce fruits 2-3 weeks after the first flowers form in early summer, as long as it is warm enough and pollination is good.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.