Kings Seeds Squash Patty Pan Custard White

£1.40

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Description

Custard White is what the Americans class as a summer squash. This variety is not for winter storing but is really delicious when enjoyed fresh. It produces creamy white flat fruits with a scalloped edge from a bush habit. These squash do keep for a long time.


WHEN TO SOW


April to May underglass or Mid-May to June outdoors.


Where to Sow


Sow seed on edge 1.5cm (1/2″”) deep to prevent rotting in pots or trays during April to May 2.5cm (1″”) apart under glass at 20°C (68°F) using good quality seed sowing compost. Sow outdoors mid-May to June direct into growing site 1.5cm (1/2″”) deep 2 to 3 seeds in each position 60cm (24″) apart.


What to do next


Greenhouse sowings should be gradually hardened off once they have developed the first pair of rough leaves and transplanted to growing site in late-May to early-June 60cm (24″”) apart once all risk of frost has past. Outdoor sowings should be thinned to one plant per station. “


Harvest


July to October


Handy Tip


Prefers a deep humus rich soil for both the goodness and its water retention qualities.


NUTRITIONAL VALUES


A good source of vitamins B1, E and anti-oxidant.