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Cucurbita pepo 'All Green Bush'

Courgette

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Key information

Plant type

Vegetable

Flower colour

Yellow

Feature

Flowers, Fruit

Hardiness

Half hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Dave Bevan, copyright GAP Photos (203724)

Plant details

Courgettes are tender, spreading plants with large, mottled green leaves and long, slim fruit which are usually harvested when they are about 10cm (4in) long.

'All Green Bush' is a compact plant with good resistance to cucumber mosaic virus. It produces deep green fruit, which constant cutting ensures a heavy crop.

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Genus: Cucurbita

Species: pepo

Cultivar: All Green Bush

Plant type: Vegetable

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Flowers, Fruit

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 90cm

Spread: 90cm

Time to plant seeds: March to May


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