Ronde de Nice Squash

Cucurbita pepo | SKU: 1511
$3.25 to $57.50
  • Green, round fruits
  • Tender when young and small
  • Leaves mottled with silver
  • Summer squash
  • 50-55 days
$3.25 to $57.50

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(C. pepo) (aka Round Nice) Described in Vilmorin's 1904 book, Les Plantes Potagères. A French "summer pumpkin" from Provence, traditionally eaten when very small and tender. Can be grown as a “fall pumpkin” but the rind is not intensely orange. Beautiful large leaves mottled with silver. 50-55 days.

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 3 weeks before transplanting out.