GOURD – LUNGA SERPENTE DI SICILIA PICTORIAL PACKET

£1.09

It is also a vigorous climber.  It is traditionally grown on a wooden frame with the fruits hanging down and straight, but it can trail along the ground where the fruits may curl.

  • Size: 4.5gm

5 in stock

GOURD – LUNGA SERPENTE DI SICILIA  PICTORIAL PACKET 

Sicilian snakes (Gourd / pumpkin) has fruits that can grow up to 2m long. It is also a vigorous climber.  It is traditionally grown on a wooden frame with the fruits hanging down and straight, but it can trail along the ground where the fruits may curl. The young lateral growing shoots, ‘tenerumi’, can be boiled / steamed and eaten with pasta.  The fruits are eaten roasted, mashed or in soups, and to make Sicilian jam, marmellata di zucca with lemon rind and 50% sugar.

This seed is supplied in premium pictorial packets direct from Italy.