Marrow Bush Baby


Cmpact dark green fruits with a pale green stripe, ideal for growing in smaller gardens, containers or on the patio.

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Marrow Bush Baby produces compact dark green fruits with a pale green stripe. A gorgeous variety Marrow bush Baby is ideal for growing in smaller gardens, containers or on the patio. They will grow to approximately 15-20cm (6-8″) long and are very tasty when picked young, as a courgette.
Marrows are best cut before the first frost and then stored in a frost free, cool area and used during the winter. The skin of stored marrows will become tough and will therefore need to be removed before or just after cooking.

Nutritional values: A good source of Vitamins A, C and E

Pack size: Approximately 10 Seeds

Cultivation Instructions:

Sowing Indoors: Sow seeds from April to May in a good seed compost under glass, individually on their side in pots. Plant 1.5cm (1/2″”) deep to prevent the seed from rotting. Ideal to keep the temperatures at 20°C (68°F) during the germination stage.

Sow/Plant outdoors: Plant seeds from May to June direct into the growing site. Plant at 1.5cm (1/2″”) deep and keep seeds 60cm (24″”) apart.

Care Tips:

When growing in containers, water and feed regularly with a high potash feed to ensure plants remain productive.

Growing Information:

Soil type: Indoor growing compost or well cultivated free draining light soils that are humus rich.

Aspect: Semi shade to full sun

Position: Greenhouse and can also be grown outdoors as the temperatures warm up.

Harvest: July to October.

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