Squash: Trombetta


This versatile Italian – also known as Tromboncino – is a vigorous vine that can quickly cover an arbor or fence with silver-patterned leaves and eye-catching “trumpet” fruits. Eaten when they’re finger-thin and about a foot long, they stay firmer than other summer squash in sauces, and have a nutty taste that many gardeners prefer to all other summer squash. As four-foot-long winter squash, their mildly sweet bright orange flesh suits both soups and pies. In Italy they’re used as ravioli stuffing. Perfect for summer shade over an outdoor seating area. Guaranteed conversation-starters.

Culture: Plant indoors 3 weeks before last frost, or outdoors when the danger of frost has passed. Fertile soil, full to 3/4 sun, regular water. The vines will easily grow 10 feet and come equipped with strong curling tendrils that attach to wires. We grow them on 16-foot “hog panels” that are bent into arches and fastened to the ground with short stakes.

Cucurbita moschata
Approx. 16 seeds per packet
Grown in Potter Valley, California
Certified Organic by CCOF
Open-pollinated, non-GMO

Took the PO a good while to get it here! Gina communicates promptly. Well packaged...I like the pretty plant pics on each package for easy identification! Looking forward to planting some soon in large pots!!!

Great seeds at a great price

Shipping took way too long even after asking the seller if she could ship these seeds out ASAP. Then I get a message that said they were mailed out on May 9th, when I finally got them they were postmarked the 12th. I ended up getting them after the delivery date given to me.

Than you very much! Can’t wait to plant

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