Marrow Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Cucurbits (Squash family) ●
Soil enriched with plenty of compost.
Fornightly liquid feed from mid summer.
Single Plants: 60cm (1' 11") each way (minimum)
Rows: 60cm (1' 11") with 60cm (1' 11") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow under cover in pots in mid spring. Plant out after last frosts.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Basically the same as cougettes but left longer to produce fewer larger fruit. Seeds are removed before eating.
Harvest before the cougettes get too big and turn into marrows. This encourages more cougettes to grow.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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Pests which Affect Marrow