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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

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?
17 Jan 12, CHEV (Australia - temperate climate)
I've been trying to find marrow seeds for years. If you get some let me know please.
30 Jun 10, Natalie (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
New Gippsland Seeds and Bulbs. 15 seeds cost 3.50.
16 Mar 10, "a desperate subscriber" (Australia - temperate climate)
How do I obtain some marrow seeds in Australia?
28 May 12, (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I live in Sydney & I can't get the hold of white marrow seeds.Can you help?
30 Jun 10, Daniel (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Great question - I have been looking too. If you get an answer I would love to hear about it. :)
04 Mar 10, Terry (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I found a great video that addresses this problem at (look for it under zucchini)
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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!!

- Gill Blackford

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