Marina di Chioggia is part of the Cucurbita genus and is a Winter squash variety. Its scientific name is Cucurbita moschata 'Marina di Chioggia'.
Description: Medium sized, flattened globe fruits with knobbly grey-green skin.The fruits will store for a long time.The delightful yellow-orange flesh improves in flavour after a few weeks.This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year.
Italy is believed to be where Marina di Chioggia originates from.
Marina di Chioggia Winter squash needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Marina di Chioggia have been kindly provided by our members.
Prefers well drained, moist, rich soil in full sun.
Sow seeds in 3in pots at 20-25C of a good free draining, damp seed compost, 1/2in deep. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag until after germination which takes 10-15 days.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Marina di Chioggia about 10 days before your last frost date.
Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 12cm apart. Can also be sown direct outdoors once the soil has warmed. Sow 2 seeds every 120cm and later thin out to the strongest seedling.
Marnia di Chioggia, Marnia di Chioggia