Long Green Bush
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Grows delightfully large marrows packed with flavour and ready for stuffing!
Long Green Bush Courgette Seeds
[70 days] This bushy marrow variety is best known for its large fruits, which are perfect for stuffing and baking. A prolific producer, just 1-2 plants will produce plenty of traditional, dark-green marrows with lighter stripes. Easy to grow with high yields, this variety has bulkier fruit and drier flesh than the classic courgette.
Unlike the trailing version, this Long green Marrow is compact and bushy, so if you’re short on garden space but like your marrows, this is the one to choose.
Pick when young and tender.
Height: 45cm (18”) Spread: 90cm (35”)
Can you grow courgettes in pots? It isn't the best idea to grow courgettes in pots, you should use growing bags and containers if you want the best vegetables possible. Planting one or two Long Green Bush courgettes per grow bag and one per container. Courgettes tend to be thirsty plants and will need regular watering!
What are good companion vegetables for Long Green Bush courgettes? Courgettes and sweetcorn makes great garden companions when planted together because cornstalks give squash vines a healthy place to grow! Long Green Bush courgettes also do well when planted next to beans, peas, radishes and dill.
Should I soak my Long Green Bush courgette seeds? If you prefer to speed up the germination process you can soak your Long Green Bush courgette seeds for 24 hours before sowing in modular trays. You don't have to do this but many vegetable gardeners believe is improve the germination rate and shortens the length of time it takes.
Long Green Bush Details
- Average Germination Time
- 7 - 10 Days
- Sowing Method
- Indoors Sow (propagator)
- Days to Maturity
- 70 Days
- Grow in Greenhouse
- Optional for Early Crop
- Packet Seed Count
- Recommended Soil pH
Sow and Harvest Times