Courgette Growing Guide

Courgette

Crop Rotation Group

Cucurbits (Squash family) 

Soil

Soil enriched with plenty of compost.

Position

Sunny.

Frost tolerant

No.

Feeding

Fornightly liquid feed from mid summer.

Companions

Nasturtium and Zinnia.

Spacing

Single Plants: 60cm (1' 11") each way (minimum)
Rows: 60cm (1' 11") with 60cm (1' 11") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow under cover in pots in mid spring. Plant out after last frosts.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

One or two plants is plenty - they will produce lots of cougettes over a season.

Harvesting

Harvest before the cougettes get too big and turn into marrows. This encourages more cougettes to grow.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

< Back to All Plants

Pests which Affect Courgette

Plant Diseases which Affect Courgette