Patisson-courgette 'Sunburst'

planting site / location:
sunny
planting distance:
50 x 125 cm
soil / fertilisation:
Courgette plants need nutritious, humic and water retaining soil.
watering:
Keep it moisturised.
gardener's tip:
Plant after the last frost in open land. Choose a sheltered and warm place.
Patissons, Scallopini or flying saucer are a few names for this delicious vegetable. The yellow fruits are particularly tasty when harvested very early. They grow at bushy plants in large numbers.


german term: Patisson-courgette, Flying saucer
botanical termn: Cucurbita pepo
plant height: 35-40 cm
life cycle: annual
harvest season: July to October
use: Stuffed with mince, eggs or gratinated with cheese. The large petals are also very tasty. Dip them into batter of omelettes and fry them.
colour palette: blue