Squash (Summer) Seeds - Romanesco

Squash (Summer) Seeds - Romanesco

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $28.39 ($7.09/ounce) 39% Savings
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  • Italian heirloom with a sweet, nutty flavor
  • Bush Variety; Italian Heirloom;
  • Sweet-Nutty Flavor; Slightly Raised, Speckled Green Ribbed Skin
  • Edible Blossoms; Prefers Full Sun Exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 6 inches
Growth Habit Bush

Flavor Profile Nutty; Sweet; Earthy; Dense and Firm Texture
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Slicing
Plant Resistance Deer

About Squash (Summer) Seeds - Romanesco

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Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Grow Heirloom Squash - Romanesco Squash Seeds:

Romanesco Squash, or Costata Romanesco Squash, is an Italian heirloom variety of summer squash that is celebrated for its sweet-nutty flavor inside slightly raised, speckled green ribbed skin. It can be picked tiny and eaten whole, or left on the vine until 6-10" long. The large male blossoms can be stuffed, breaded, fried and eaten.

Planting Information

Planting Squash (Summer) Seeds - Romanesco

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/2 to 1 inch
Plant Spacing 18 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Squash Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 11
1 Ounce 100
1/4 Pound 400

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