HEIRLOOM We love Cocozelle’s light green stripes on the classic Italian green zucchini, evidence of Costata Romanesco in her parentage. As a result, Cocozelle’s flavor soars above average and Friends, we’ve been saving seeds for nearly a decade of the plants that have the fewest spines and the most open architecture, making her abundant harvest that much more joyful for everyone involved! 25 seeds.
Direct Sow (recommended): After frost, sow 2 seeds every 3-4’ in rich soil, thinning to one. Harvest often for maximum production. Enjoy male blossoms stuffed or in fritters.
Transplant: Start seedlings 3 weeks before final frost in peat pots or soil blocks for minimal root disturbance. Transplant after last frost with 2’ between plants.
Sowing Date: After frost, late May to early June
Seed Depth: 1 inch
Days to Germination: 5 days at 80°F
Days to Maturity: 50
Plant spacing after thinning: 2 feet