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Courgette Atena Polka

Barcode: 5027559118142   |   Manufacturers Code: 11814A

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The courgette is probably the most popular form of all the marrow family. Picked young it can be used in a host of delicious dishes; fried with garlic butter or stuffed! Atena Polka F1 is a lovely golden skinned fruit for something a little different on your plate, but without losing the same delicious flavour of green varieties.,
WHEN TO SOW
April to June
WHERE TO SOW
Early sowings in pots or trays 1cm (1/2") deep under glass at 16oC. May sowings in a cold frame or under cloches. Early June sowings direct intot he growing site 1cm (1/2") deep, 2 or 3 seeds in each position 60cm (24") apart.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Glasshouse and under cover sowings should be gradually hardened off once they have developed the first pair of rough leaves, and transplanted to the growing site in late May 60cm (24") apart. Outdoor sowings should be thinned to one seedling as soon as possible
HARVEST
July onwards
HANDY TIP
Silvery blotches on the leaves of F1 hybrid plants is not a sign of disease but the natural leaf colouring.
NUTRITIONAL VALUES
Excellent source of vitamins A, C and E
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