Costata Romanesco zucchini is an heirloom range of summer squash which is recognized by the blossom-end as well as the ridges that are pronounced on the epidermis. Fruits can be up to 20 lbs each. The flesh includes a nutty taste and is consumed raw or cooked. Costata Romanesco zucchini grows rapidly into an extremely large plant and enjoys summer. Start the crops in the backyard by seed following the last frost day. The seeds germinate at temperatures above 70 degrees Fahrenheit as well as the plant reaches maturity in 50 to 60-days.
Till the garden soil to a depth of more or 12 inches. The 12 to 18-inches of soil include all the plant roots using the remaining zucchini roots. Add natural compost to soils that are large to produce a well-drained planting location.
Plant the seeds in area the seeds 9 to 12″ apart and a depth of 1-inch. Water the seeds properly and keep the soil moist until germination. It requires around five to seven times for germination.
The seedlings that are thin, if required, to 24 to 26 inches aside. The plant reaches a diameter of 3 feet or even more. Mildew is promoted by water across the bottom of the seedlings as water on the leaves.
Mulch across the bottom of the crops to to manage pests and keep soil moisture. While the plant is in fresh fruit production, water the soil in the mornings.
Check the plant everyday for squash. When the squash reaches a dimension that is desirable harvest the zucchini. Equally female and male blossoms and the little fruits are edible.