Romaneso is a cocozelle squash type. It is also known as Costata Romanesca or Ribbed Roman. Fruit are long with pale green flecks and ribs on dark, grayish green skin. Flesh is firm and very flavorful. Heavy producer of male blossoms for cooking too. Plant have big large leafed trailing vines.
- Warm season annual
- Maturity: Approx. 55-65 days
- Planting season: Late spring/early summer
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Cultivation: Squash prefers warm ambient temperatures and warm soil temperatures (minimum 70F). Prepare fertile well drained soil. Sow seeds in late spring/early summer after last frost in a warm, sunny location. Hill planting: Form soil into a 1-ft. diameter mound 3-4" tall. Space mounds 3-4' apart. On each mound plant 1-2 seeds. Row planting: See spacing info in chart. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Stuff and fry blossoms, add to soups, salad, roast, bake, and fried.