Tromboncino

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Quick Facts:

    • Flavourful and firm
    • Grows to 2m (6')
    • Tiny seed cavity
    • Open-pollinated seeds
    • Matures in 80 days

Tromboncino

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Description:

C. moschata. Tromboncino squash seeds produce rambling vines with very long, pale green Italian summer squash. Tromboncino fruits can grow to 2m (6') long, with a tiny seed cavity just at the blossom end. Flavourful and firm, the seedless texture is a treat in the kitchen. This unusual squash has a mild flavour, but it is great when steamed, stir-fried, or even pickled. Trellis Tromboncino to get straight fruits (they will form hanging down), but the unique shapes of fruits that form on the ground are really fun. Harvest while still tender at 20-45cm (8-18") long.

Matures in 80 days. (Open pollinated seeds)

Size: SKU: Price: Availability: Quantity: Total:
2g (approximately 22 seeds) SQ714A $3.99 In stock $0.00
5g (approximately 55 seeds) SQ714B $6.99 In stock $0.00
25g (approximately 225 seeds) SQ714C $19.99 In stock $0.00
100g (approximately 1100 seeds) SQ714D $39.99 In stock $0.00
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Quick Facts:

    • Flavourful and firm
    • Grows to 2m (6')
    • Tiny seed cavity
    • Open-pollinated seeds
    • Matures in 80 days

How To Grow

The three species of squash that we offer represent a wide variety of shapes and colours. Each will cross-pollinate readily within their species. For instance, all C. pepo will cross-pollinate with each other, but not with C. maxima or C. moschata. For people who want to save their seeds, this is a very important consideration. The fruits themselves will not be affected by cross pollination, but the seeds inside will be, so squash need to be grown in isolation from other members of their species if seed saving is the goal. Follow along with this handy How to Grow Squash from seeds Guide and grow food.

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