Zucchini Growing Guide

Zucchini, also known as Courgette

Crop Rotation Group

Cucurbits (Squash family) 

Soil

Soil enriched with plenty of compost.

Position

Sunny.

Frost tolerant

No.

Feeding

Fornightly liquid feed from mid summer.

Companions

Lovage, Marjoram, Nasturtium and Coriander.

Spacing

Single Plants: 60cm (1' 11") each way (minimum)
Rows: 60cm (1' 11") with 60cm (1' 11") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow under cover in pots or sow direct once soil has warmed. Plant out after last frosts.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Plants will produce lots of Zucchini over a season.

Harvesting

Harvest before the Zucchini get too big. This encourages more Zucchini to grow.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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Pests which Affect Zucchini

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