An heirloom marrow of the Seminole Indians, a Native American tribe of the Florida everglades. This marrow boasts a rich sweet earthy flavour with an unparalleled disease and pest resistance. It is said that the word Seminole is derived from the Spanish word cimarrón, meaning "runaway" or "wild one" and thats just what this variety will do. Fruits abound on vines that can reach 2 metres or more in favourable growing conditions. An excellent choice for a privacy fence cover with the added bonus of plenty of marrows to share with the neighbors and friends.
Harvest Young Fruits 65 days Mature fruits 110 days
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How to Grow Marrows/ Squash /Pumpkins Sow: indoors March to April in small pots, 1 cm deep in pots. Keep moist and maintain a temperature of approx. 15-20oC. Seedlings should appear in 7-14 days. Transplant to planters/ large pots or final garden position (under a cloche) when plants have 4+ true leaves or are large enough to handle safely.Tip: Provide a trellis and train vines up to increase garden space, securing vines and fruits with pantyhose or ties that will not injure developing foliage/fruits.