Italian Edible Gourd is at its best when 6” long. It is slightly sweet and tender at this size and holds its shape when cooked. Peel skin and clean out seed cavity before cooking. If not harvested young they can grow up to 4’ long. This is a pale green strain with a lemon yellow interior. The plants are vigorous vines. 54 days to young fruit.
150/oz. (Seed Variable);
2-8 lbs./acre.; 7-10 days, 72°F. Start early indoors in pots and transplant after last spring frost. Can also be seeded directly in the field after soil temperature is 72°F.