Cucuzza Italian "Super Squash"
|When to sow||Spring / Sowing|
|Germination||Easy (10-14 days)|
A rampant, easily grown Sicilian favourite. Cucuzza or Super Long Squash grows best on a trellis or other structure which can support the straight, dark green or slightly curved fruit. Before maturing at between 45-60cm, the dense, sweet, moist fruit can grow upto 2.5cm per day. Fruit is similar to a large zucchini with a hint of melon flavour which can be grilled, roasted, stewed or stuffed.
When to sow:
In cooler climates, after the last frosts have passed in your area. In tropical areas, all year round.