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Vegetable Marrow

Cucurbita pepo var. fastigata

  • 13 plantings
  • 3 for swap
  • 3 wanted
  • 10 stashed

Vegetable Marrow is a member of the Cucurbita family. Its botanical name is Cucurbita pepo var. fastigata.

Vegetable Marrow grows as an annual and is an edible vegetable. Being an annual plant, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year.

Vegetable Marrow is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).

Popular varieties of Vegetable Marrow with home gardeners are Long green bush 3, Baby tiger hybrid, Danish Strain, English and Lebanese.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Vegetable Marrow have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Vegetable Marrow

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Vegetable Marrow needs a soil ph of 5.6 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil). Vegetable Marrow is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.

See our list of companion Plants for Vegetable Marrow to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Vegetable Marrow from seed

Transplanting Vegetable Marrow

Vegetable Marrow is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

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Other names for Vegetable Marrow

Spaghetti squash

Cucurbita pepo fastigata, Cucurbita pepo L. var fastigata Paris, Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita fastigata

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