Variety from Italy
Long white zucchini from Sicily. Light green (almost white) fruit. Will grow quite long (8-10 inches) and stay thin. Some ribbing when large but none when small. Very early good producer
Long white zucchini from Sicily. Light green (almost white) fruit. Will grow quite long (8-10 inches) and stay thin. Some ribbing when large but none when small. Very early good producer with very good taste. It is a bit of a runner, so space them at four feet or so.
Dudhi is used in cooking as per other squashes – it makes a perfect alternative to courgette (zucchini).
Fruit is a good source of iron, calcium, and phosphorus, vitamin B. Fruit is 6% sugar; the seeds contain a fixed oil and saponin. Young shoots and leaves used for enema. Pulp used as purgative adjunct; also used for coughs, and poison antidote. Poultice of pulp applied to the head in delirium; to the soles for burning feet. Oil from seed applied externally for headaches. Seeds also used as antihelminthic.
The seeds are relatively easy to germinate, sow 2 cm deep outside in a warm sunny place. Provide plenty of sunshine, water and space as per standard squashes. It may be easier to sow indoors first and moved outdoors when both daytime and night time temperatures have risen.
Note that wherever the number of seeds is indicated in grams, there may be more or fewer seeds in the package because the seeds are not the same size and weight.
If indicated in grams, the number of seeds loses relevance and is only there to show the approximate number of seeds in the package.
For example "Price for pack of 50 (1g) seeds." so you are not buying the number of seeds but the weight.