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DESCRIPTION: 50-60 days to harvest from transplant. Easy to grow, vine type plant, will need support for best results. If no support is used please space 90 cm apart. A vigorous producer of long cylindrical glossy green to black fruits with firm white flesh. They are best eaten when under 15-20 cm (6-8”) long and 3-8 cm (1½-3”) in diameter. Mild, sweet vegetal taste, making it a great dessert bread ingredient. Delicious eaten as a raw, gluten free, noodle substitute, baked in the oven, or grilled on the barbecue or campfire.
BOTANICAL NAME: Cucurbita pepo var. cylindrica
AVERAGE MATURE HEIGHT: 30-45 cm on ground
AVERAGE MATURE SPREAD: 150-180 cm on ground
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun
FLOWER COLOUR: Yellow
FLOWERING TIME: Spring
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Green
COLD HARDINESS: Annual
WATER NEEDS: Average
OTHER FEATURES: Edible, Bee Friendly
*We must be contacted within 7 days of delivery and plants must be taken care of, unplanted and watered until we can pick them up.
**Cedars & Perennials only come with an in-season warranty only. Warranty does not apply to frost damage, hail damage, wind damage or any other acts of mother nature. Plants must be properly planted, properly watered and cared for. Warranty only applies to items purchased at full price or to a maximum discount of 10% unless otherwise specified.