Exposure: Full sun
Matures in 50 days. (Hybrid seeds)
In optimal conditions at least 80% of seeds will germinate. Usual seed life: 2 years. Per 100′ row: 180 seeds, per acre: 15M seeds.
We Recommend: If flavour was to be the defining characteristic, Romanesco Zucchini (SQ724) would come to mind first. This heirloom has old-time, nutty flavour, and a distinctive look that provides instant appeal on the market table.
True zucchinis are evenly narrow along their length, and they are long – never round. We include summer pumpkins here as “round zucchinis” because they are so similar in growth habit and usefulness. Zucchinis that develop a bulbous end where the seed cavity forms, are referred to as Cocozelle types. At the end of the day, all are very productive summer squash. Follow along with this handy How to Grow Zucchini Guide and grow food.
Perfect for sunny slopes or rock gardens, ice plant quickly forms a low carpet of succulent foliage that adds texture and interest even when these sun-loving perennials are not in bloom. Few plants are easier to grow once established — it doesn’t require any special care to thrive. Ice plant gets its name from the small, glistening dots on the foliage that resemble tiny ice crystals. Growing 6 to 8 inches tall, ice plant produces brilliant purple, pink, or yellow daisy-like flowers throughout the summer. It’s drought and deer resistant. Zones 5-9.
Ice Plant Questions?
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Ice plant requires a sunny spot that receives at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sun a day. It can tolerate partial shade, but doesn’t bloom nearly as much.
Ice Plant Plant Features
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