Courgette plants do best in an open, sunny position and in fertile, moisture retentive, but not waterlogged soil. A pH of 6.5- 7.0 is ideal for the plants. The addition of well-rotted organic matter into the soil prior to planting is beneficial to both soil fertility and moisture retention. Keep the plants well-watered at all stages of growth; they will also benefit from mulching to minimise water evaporation in hot spells of weather.
Courgettes are best picked when 10-15cm/4-6in long and eaten as soon as possible, while if marrows are left to reach a large size, they can be stored for future use. Read more
About our Veg Plants
Vegetable plants are the perfect choice if you don’t have the time or facilities to grow lots of different varieties from seed. They are also useful for replacing plants lost to the weather or pests and diseases. Grown by experienced nurserymen, our plants will be delivered at the right time for growing in their final position on your plot. Hand graded and packed, they are sent directly from the nursery and fully hardened off before despatch. All varieties are supplied with easy-to-follow growing hints and instructions. Show less