This ancient squash is rather unique. It originates from Australia, from where it was imported in the 1930s. Triamble squashes are light steel blue and grow three distinct lobes; this uncommon look makes it a nice decoration. But do not be mistaken, its taste is just as enjoyable as its look! The flesh is orange, sweet and of high quality, ideal in soups or purées.
Package: 15 seeds
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Latin name : Cucurbita maxima ‘Triamble’
Common names : Triamble squash, Tristar squash
French : Courge Triamble, potiron Tristar
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Plant type : Annual
Habit : Crawling
Height : 40 cm
Width : Can cover a few meters, this squash spreads over a large area
Days to maturity : 90 to 100 days
Sowing : Directly outside in June, after the last frost
Depth : 2.5 cm
Germination : 5 to 12 days
Soil : Rich, squashes are heavy-feeders and love compost
Exposure : Sunny
Plant spacing : 1 m
Row spacing : 1.5 m
Watering : Regular
Care and other considerations :
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Package : 12 seeds.
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Package: 35 seeds
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This melon is a living proof of our seed and food diversity decline. Save your seeds and share them.
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Pkt : 12 seeds.