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Tromboncino Summer Squash
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Tromboncino Summer Squash

Grow as a Summer or Winter Squash

Enjoy squash for months! This dual-purpose Italian heirloom can be eaten as both a summer and winter squash. Pick when the light green to tan fruits are 8-12 inches long and eat as a summer squash. They're excellent sautéed, steamed and grilled. Some say it's the best summer squash they've ever tried. If you leave the fruits on the vine for 30 more days, they'll grow 30-36 inches long and can be used as a winter squash. Their flesh is similar to butternut squash, but not quite as sweet. Vigorous, long vines hold up well to squash borers, cucumber beetles and powdery mildew. 60-90 DAYS.



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  • Botanical Name: Curcurbita moschata 'Tromboncino'
  • Height: 10 - 12 inches.
  • Spacing: 36-48 inches apart.
  • Depth: 1/2 - 1 inch.
  • Spread: 10 - 12 feet (full vine).
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Good yields.
  • Foliage: Typical squash-like green foliage.
  • Fruit: Light green to tan fruit. 8-12 inches long (use as a summer squash). 30-36 inches long (use as a winter squash). Fruit is sweet, similar to zucchini, and can be eaten fresh, grilled, or steamed. Grow this vine on a trellis for straighter fruit. Some
  • Days To Maturity: 60 days (used as a summer squash) 90 days (used as a winter squash).
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Germination: 6 - 12 days
  • Form: Agressive trailing vine.
  • Flower Form: Yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, loose, well-drained soil, rich in organic matter.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Comments: This Italian heirloom produces beautiful, unique fruit that can be used as a summer squash or winter squash.

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