image of gardening tips header
    Past Articles Library  |  2 Minute Video Tips  |  Gardening Idea Blog  |  About Us


    Back to New Introductions    |   Squash, Summer F1 'Portofino'

Squash, Summer F1 'Portofino'
Cucurbita pepo


Warm-season vegetable


Full sun

Rich, well drained

Regular watering

Bushy 24 inch (61 cm) tall plants

Dark green


Beautiful romanesco-type zucchini. Firm, nutty flavored, dark green cylindrical fruit with light-green lengthwise ridges. Cut cross-wise, the pieces are star-shaped. Matures at 7-9 inches (17-23 cm) in 48 days.


Since these are brand new to the market, it's hard to list definite sources. Ask for them at:

  • Online vegetable and flower seed websites
  • Mail order seed catalogs
  • Seed packets in retail stores
  • Or as bedding plants at garden centers


Latest Articles on our Blog

Guide to Growing Cucamelons

Organic Control of Crickets and Woodlice in Irises

Tips for Growing Swiss Chard

Product Review: iPhone Plant Light Meter

Email page | Print page |

Feature Article - How To Tutorials - Question & Answer

Quick Gardening Tip - Plant Gallery - Gardening Design Ideas

Disease & Pest Control - Monthly To Do Lists

Gardening Resources - Garden Clubs & Events - Climate Zones Maps

Gardening Tips & Ideas Blog

Contact us  |  Site map  |  Privacy policy

© 1993 - 2013 WM Media