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Growing Marrow

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
    S S P P            

(Best months for growing Marrow in USA - Zone 5a regions)

S = Plant undercover in seed trays P = Sow seed

  • Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 68°F and 95°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 35 - 47 inches apart
  • Harvest in 12-17 weeks.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Peas, Beans, Onions, Sweetcorn
  • Avoid growing close to: Potatoes

Your comments and tips

20 Jan 14, Derek (Australia - temperate climate)
I tried for ages in aus finished up getting them from uk via ebay they arrived last december about $6.00
12 Jan 14, Gill Blackford (Australia - tropical climate)
A marrow is NOT an over grown zucchini, they are members of the same genus, but different plants. I live in England, and use marrows a lot in August - December. I have a family member in Q L D, and visit every year. Would like to grow some while I'm there, but can not find any seeds!!
16 Oct 13, Gill (South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical climate)
Marrow also makes a delicious marrow and roasted garlic soup which is equally good whether served hot or cold
15 Jan 13, TimJones (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
I got some beauties on Ebay from the UK store called proseedsofspalding
30 Dec 12, ray malone (Australia - temperate climate)
where can i obtain marrow seeds? i live on central coast n.s.w.thanks ray malone
31 Dec 12, (Australia - temperate climate)
Eden Seeds had marrow seed available from their online shop
21 Nov 12, Brian West (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Where in Australia can I buy marrow seeds please.
18 Mar 14, Leonard (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hello Brian West, seeds can be bought from Horsley Park (Sydney suburb). I was told to plant inaug/Sept and ready in Feb.
21 Dec 12, Granny Peg (Australia - temperate climate)
Marrows are over grown zucchini's. Let Zucchinis grow and you will have marrows. Good lck
27 Jun 11, Paddy (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
where are marrow seeds available?
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Marrows are over grown zucchini's. Let Zucchinis grow and you will have marrows. Good lck

- Granny Peg

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