Growing Marrow

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
    S S P P            

(Best months for growing Marrow in USA - Zone 5a regions)

S = Plant undercover in seed trays P = Sow seed

  • Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 20°C and 35°C. (Show °F/in)
  • Space plants: 90 - 120 cm apart
  • Harvest in 12-17 weeks.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Peas, Beans, Onions, Sweetcorn
  • Avoid growing close to: Potatoes

Your comments and tips

28 May 12, (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I live in Sydney & I can't get the hold of white marrow seeds.Can you help?
30 Jun 10, Natalie (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
New Gippsland Seeds and Bulbs. 15 seeds cost 3.50.
27 Jun 11, Paddy (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
where are marrow seeds available?
17 Jan 12, CHEV (Australia - temperate climate)
I've been trying to find marrow seeds for years. If you get some let me know please.
21 Nov 12, Brian West (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Where in Australia can I buy marrow seeds please.
21 Dec 12, Granny Peg (Australia - temperate climate)
Marrows are over grown zucchini's. Let Zucchinis grow and you will have marrows. Good lck
18 Mar 14, Leonard (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hello Brian West, seeds can be bought from Horsley Park (Sydney suburb). I was told to plant inaug/Sept and ready in Feb.
30 Dec 12, ray malone (Australia - temperate climate)
where can i obtain marrow seeds? i live on central coast n.s.w.thanks ray malone
31 Dec 12, (Australia - temperate climate)
Eden Seeds had marrow seed available from their online shop
15 Jan 13, TimJones (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
I got some beauties on Ebay from the UK store called proseedsofspalding
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I've tried to grow Spaghetti Marrow, was succesful with lots of greenery, strong vines and even flowers, but they just fell off without bearing any fruit at all! why?

- Monica

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