Marrow - Green Bush 4
This is a very popular variety, which is early to mature, compact and heavy yielding. The attractive fruits of Marrow Green Bush can be cut at 10-15cm as courgettes or left to mature as marrows. Excellent eaten lightly cooked, freshly picked or suitable for autumn storage.
Sow seeds singly in mid spring 1cm deep in 7.5cm pots of moist compost. Germination usually takes 7-10 days at 21-24C. Gradually acclimatise the plants to outdoor conditions before planting out after all risk of frost has passed in rich moist well-drained soil. Keep the soil moist, water regularly especially in dry weather and give liquid feed every 14 days when the fruits start to swell.