Squash - Cocozelle
This is an heirloom summer squash variety that makes classic-looking zucchinis but with a twist. The fruits are marked with lighter and darker green stripes. The plant is a bush-type plant and is a good option if you want to grow squash in a container.
When to Plant:
- North Florida: March & August
- Central Florida: February & August
- South Florida: February & September
Planting instructions: Plant in a spot with full sun and well-draining soil. Give each plant 36” of space between each other. Sow directly into the garden or start transplants undercover. Plant seeds about ¼ “ deep and water regularly.
Germination time: 4 - 9 Days
Days to Maturity: 40 - 50 days
Number of seeds per pack: 30+
For a more detailed dive into growing squash in Florida check out this guide that I wrote.