Origin: Australia. Bred and released by garden Larder in Australia
This is the first zucchini from garden larders breeding program to be released. This is a vigorous bush producing blocky shaped fruit with a very tender, lightly ribbed skin. No need to peel.
This variety is OSSI pledged which means that no-one can ever place restrictions on the saving or selling of its seed and anyone can breed from its seed.
When to sow: After risk of frost is over in spring. Mid October to Christmas in Southern Australia. Sow direct in the garden or in punnets and transplant when they are big enough to handle. Do not damage the roots while transplanting.
Plant Type: Bush
Uses: Very sweet when fruits are small and can be eaten raw. Good for sautes, baking, steaming.
Growing Conditions: Needs good, well drained soil. Water regularly in summer when soil is dry.
Pests and Diseases: very few
Special Qualities: large, upright leaves protect the young fruits from the sun.
This variety is OSSI (Open Source Seed Initiative) pledged, which means that the big seed breeders cannot patent the genes of it or its progeny, or in any other way limit other people from growing or breeding with it. https://osseeds.org/about/
* The OSSI Pledge
You have the freedom to use these OSSI- Pledged seeds in any way you choose. In return, you pledge not to restrict others’ use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents or other means, and to include this Pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives. *