Courgette Defender F1 Hybrid

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Courgette 'Defender' F1 Hybrid
A heavy cropping, vigorous variety courgette 'Defender F1 Hybrid' produces fantastic yields throughout the Summer.
Producing an early crop of firm, remarkably heavy, solid mid-green courgettes with yields that are almost twice that of some other varieties. Courgette 'Defender' has an open habit which lets you see and pick the crop easily. This RHS AGM variety also has excellent resistance to Cucumber Mosaic VirusHeight: 45cm (18"). Spread: 90cm (36").
Growing your own courgettes couldn't be simpler! These tasty vegetables have a reputation for being easy to grow from seed, whether you're a beginner gardener or a seasoned grower.

Key Features

Plant Type: Vegetables, Culinary/Edible
Hardiness: Half-Hardy
Plant Height & Spread (at maturity): H 45cm x W 90cm (at maturity)
Pot Size: Seeds
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Fragrant Flower: No
Aromatic Foliage: No
RHS Award of Garden Merit: No
RHS Plants for Pollinators: Yes
Foliage Type: Decidious
Soil Type: Rich Fertile
Soil Drainage: Well Drained
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Planting Style: Patio Containers, Courtyard Garden, Urban Garden,Kitchen Garden
Season of Interest: Summer
Flowering (from - to): June,July,August
Sowing / Planting (from - to): April, May, June
Harvesting (Harvesting Period & Instructions): July, August, September, October
Typically Available (from - to): January - December

Plant Care & Advice

Sow courgette seed indoors from April to May for transplanting later on, or direct sow outdoors from late May to June. Prepare the soil in early spring by adding plenty of well rotted farmyard manure to improve its structure and fertility.

Delivery and returns

Delivery Duration: 7 working Days
Default Shipping and Returns Information: We cannot accept returns on perishable product for change of mind reason. If an item is faulty please contact our customer care team on ccare@thompson-morgan.com or 0333 400 0033
Delivery Cost: £2.99
Gift Message Cost: £2.99