Golden Scalloppini Squash
Just like the “Bonnet de Prêtre” pattypan squash, the Golden Scalloppini squash is flavorful; it is slightly sweet and its taste is reminiscent of artichokes. With its saucer-shaped, wavy edged golden fruits, this variety will please you for both its ornemental and culinary values.
Package: 15 seeds
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Latin name : Cucurbita Pepo
Common names : Scalloppini squash, Pattypan Squash
French : Courge Scalloppini, Pâtisson Scalloppini Doré
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Plant type : Annual
Height : 50 cm
Width : 1 m
Days to maturity : 50-60 days
Sowing : Indoors in April for an early harvest, or directly outdoors after the last frost.
Depth : 2 cm
Germination : 5-10 days
Soil : Rich, squashes are heavy-feeders and love compost.
Exposure : Planting : Sun
Plant spacing : 1 m
Row spacing : 1 m
Watering : Regular
Care and other considerations : Harvest regularly to stimulate productivity.
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Also known as the "Montreal Market Muskmelon" or "Montreal Nutmeg Melon". This mythical green flesh melon with a nutmeg flavor has almost disappeared.
The earliest records come from the Jesuits, who cultivated this variety in the Montreal Plain in 1684. According to the Potager d'Antan : "this melon went through many selections during the 17th Century, before being introduced under the name "Montreal Melon", in 1870. In the 1880s, it was listed as one of the best seller in New England by American seed company Burpee".
Very popular at the beginning of the 1900s and until the 1950s, it was largely commercialized and grown by three families : the Aubin, the Décarie and the Gorman. But lack of labour force, rises in wages and the spreading of the city triggered its decline. As highways paved the island, it slowly faded from our collective memory. When farms vanished from Montreal, it risked being obliterated. Until a journalist found its trace in a seed bank, in the United States.
This melon is a living proof of our seed and food diversity decline. Save your seeds and share them.
Heirloom variety. Listed on Slow Food Canada's Ark of Taste.
Pkt : 12 seeds.
Plant approximately 2 to 2,5 meters tall. Fruits weigh between 180 and 300 grams and have a diameter of approximately 10 cm. Smooth red-rose skin, sweet and juicy flesh. Performs well in cool climates and short seasons.
Discovered in the 1930s in the Joliette area by a farmer named Dufresne. It was given to Armand Savignac of the Clerics of Saint Viator. Due to chronic digestive disorders and a rare malformation, Savignac became a vegetarian and began to grow vegetables. Among different varieties cultivated in his garden was the Savignac tomato.
Also known as Chinese mallow, this medicinal plant was already cultivated in Asia more than 2000 years ago. It has emollient, laxative and detoxifying properties.
The leaves have a pleasant mild flavor. They can be eaten raw or cooked. Younger leaves can make a good alternative to lettuce in salads. The plant can grow up to approximately 2 meters in height.Package: 40 seeds