Cucuzzi Culinary Gourd, Heirloom, Organic

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Cucuzzi Culinary Gourd, Heirloom, Organic

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Southern Exposure Seed Exchange - Cucuzzi, Zuchetta, Guinea Beans, Italian heirloom, grown by Jefferson at Monticello. Pale green fruits up to 36 in. long, for best tenderness harvest at 6-12 in. Fruits milder than luffa. Bug-resistant plants are a great zucchini substitute. Normally very vigorous, but had a shorter season during 2013’s cold, wet summer. Big sprawling vines up to 20 feet long, best planted on the edge of the garden; at Monticello they’re grown up a sturdy 10-ft. tall wooden arbor. Pkt (3 g, 20 seeds), (Lagenaria siceraria) 60 days.


  • Fruits grow to 36 inches
  • Vines grow 20 feet
  • Short Sweaons
  • 60 days
  • 20 Seeds

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 6 weeks before transplanting out in shorter season areas.

  • Plant 1/2" deep
  • Hill 6-8 seeds together
  • Thin to 3-4 plants
  • Light: Full Sun

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