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Cucurbita pepo 'Parador'
Courgette - F1 Hybrid 'Parador'

Cucurbita pepo 'Parador' Courgette - F1 Hybrid 'Parador'
RHS Award of Garden Merit
£2.99 0820005951 Category: Seeds > Vegetable Seeds
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Cucurbita pepo Courgette 'Parador' produces attractive, shiny, golden yellow, cylindrical courgettes of excellent flavour. Courgette Parador is early maturing and prolific cropping throughout the summer. Adds colour to both the kitchen garden or the mixed flower and vegetable border.

This variety has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.

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Awards RHS Award of Garden Merit
Berry colour Yellow
Botanical name Cucurbita pepo
Common name Courgette - F1 Hybrid 'Parador'
Drought resistance N
Flower colour Yellow
Flowering time Summer
Foliage Deciduous
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance N
Habit Bushy
Plant type Vegetable Seeds
Season of interest Summer
Time to maturity 1 - 2 years
Ultimate height 0.1m - 0.5m
Ultimate spread 0.6m - 1m
Useful/additional information Sow seeds April to May under glass to transplant outdoors or sow mid-May to early June outdoors. Sow seeds 2cm (¾in) deep in 7.5cm (3in) pots of good seed compost. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag and place at 21-25C (70-77F) until after germination which takes 5-7 days. Can also be sown direct outdoors once the soil has warmed and risk of frost has passed, 2.5cm (1in) deep at 60cm (24in) apart in rows 60cm (24in) apart. Gradually acclimatise plants to outdoor conditions for a few days before planting out after all risk of frost has passed, 60cm (24in) apart each way. Feed with potash fertiliser once fruiting commences. Water and pick fruits regularly.

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