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cristina's zucca trombetta d'Albenga Seeds x 75

Plant: Winter squash (Cucurbita moschata) | Variety: Trombetta di albenga

Trombetta di Albenga means ‘little trumpet from Albenga’ and it is an Italian heirloom climbing winter squash. It has a mild and delicate flavour.
The plant is a strong climber, the fruits are thin, slightly crooked, trumpet-shaped; skin is pale green when unripe and yellow when ripe.
Fruits can grow up to 1 m long, but they are usually harvested when 20-30 cm long and used as courgettes. If harvested when 10-15 cm long they are very tender and can be eaten raw (they are really good!). They are simply cooked with tomato sauce and are usually used for frittata and for pies too.

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Winter squash (1566)
Variety
Trombetta di albenga (50)

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cristina's zucca trombetta d'Albenga Seeds Care Instructions

If sowing directly, aim to sow 1.17 inches (3.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 2.27 feet (70.0 cm).

Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Winter squash 'Trombetta di albenga' is known for growing to a height of approximately 2.00 metres (that's 6.50 feet in imperial).

Remember to water often.

Winter squash 'Trombetta di albenga' ideally needs a soil ph of 5.5 to 7.0 (acidic to neutral soil), so check your soil acidity regularily.

More information about zucca trombetta d'Albenga Seeds is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All zucca trombetta d'Albenga Seeds Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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Comments

  • parker108

    parker108 wrote:

    Dear Cristina,

    I would like to grow some of the Trombetta d"Albenga plants. Do you still have some seeds available? My name and address is: Ambika Parker, 1085 Atlas Circle, Lafayette, CO 80026, USA

    Thank you,
    Ambika

    Cara Cristina,

    Vorrei far crescere alcune delle piante d Trombetta "Albenga Non hai ancora a disposizione alcuni semi di Il mio nome e l’indirizzo รจ.: Ambika Parker, 1085 Atlas Circle, Lafayette, CO 80026, USA

    Grazie,

    Posted on 12 Feb 12 (over 2 years ago)

  • cristina

    cristina wrote:

    Yes, Ambika, I will send you some seeds as soon as possible.
    Ciao.
    Cristina

    Posted on 12 Feb 12 (over 2 years ago)

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