Franchi Courgette 'Lungo Fiorentino' Seeds

Courgette 'Lungo Fiorentino' Seeds



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A heritage variety of courgette, ‘Lung Fiorentino’ - ‘Long of Florence’ is a long, light green courgette with ribs along its length. An upright plant, it is very popular in Italy where it is grown for its superior nutty flavour and cream flesh. An abundant producer with plentiful flowers, which are both beautiful and edible.


Franchi, established in 1783, is the oldest family-run seed company in the world. It specialises in endangered and heritage vegetable varieties, inspiring growers to support biodiversity by planting something slightly different from the mainstream.

  • Sow: February - July
  • Harvest: June - October
  • Protect from frost
  • Harvest when small
Details & Care
  • Recyclable packet
  • Horticultural name: Cucurbita pepo L