The Edible Food Garden Nursery, Moorland Barn, Whiddon Down, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 2QL
The Edible Food Garden, Moorland Barn, Whiddon Down, Okehampton, Devon EX20 2QL
07905 518666 or 01647 400301
sicilian snake squash

Cucurbita lagenaria vulgaris (Sicilian Snake Squash)

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Sicilian Snake squash has fruits that can grow to 2 metres in length!  Can be grown as a climber or along he ground.  Traditionally grown on a wooden frame to allow fruits to hang down.  Young lateral shoots may be boiled and eaten with pasta.  The fruits can be roasted or boiled and mashed.  Can be used to make soups or even Sicilian jam – with lemon rind and 50% sugar.

9 cm pots  £2.50 each for collection from nursery only


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