378 - Neopolitan Squash

378 - Neopolitan Squash

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Quick Overview

Item Number Italian Name Scientific Name
378

 

Zucca Lunga Di Napoli 

 

Cucurbita Moschata

 

 

Description

This cylindrical club-ended fruit measures up to 24 inches...

Weight: 4 g

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Item Number Italian Name Scientific Name
378

 

Zucca Lunga Di Napoli 

 

Cucurbita Moschata

 

 

Description

This cylindrical club-ended fruit measures up to 24 inches in length and weighing on average between 30 to 40 pounds. It has a outer green skin with grey stripes and deep orange pulp containing very few seeds. This popular cooking variety, part of the Mediterranean diet, can be used in soups or as a side dish (baked in the oven and then dressed with oil and vinegar). 

 

Sowing Period 

From April to July in holes spaced 60 inches apart. Place 4 or 5 seeds in each hole, later thinning out the shoots to leave the strongest plant.

 

Sow Method

Direct

 

Life Cycle Days of Maturity Sun Type Spread Max Height Planting Time
Annual Plant 120-160 Days Full 20-28 inches 24 inches Spring to early summer

 

 

Growing Calendar

Neopolitan Squash

 

Acorn-salreno = Outside Sow Period
house-inside-transplant  = Sow Indoors then Transplant seedlings
Leaf= Harvest Period
Greenhouse-Salerno = Tunnel/Cloche Gardening

 

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