Large yellow courgette marrows

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Large yellow courgette marrows

Postby Tgr79 » Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:54 pm

Is it ok to let yellow courgettes become marrows. I know sounds silly I’ve done it with green ones before but I’ve never seen a yellow marrow before so wasn’t sure if it was the same or not? I don’t really have the space to plant marrows and courgettes.
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Re: Large yellow courgette marrows

Postby Stephen » Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:27 pm

I don't see a problem.
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Re: Large yellow courgette marrows

Postby Tgr79 » Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:59 pm

Stephen wrote:I don't see a problem.
thank you! 8)
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Re: Large yellow courgette marrows

Postby oldherbaceous » Sat Apr 25, 2020 12:01 pm

The only problem you probably will encounter is, while courgettes produce a continuous supply of young courgettes, if you let one or two grow to marrow size, this will slow the production of new ones forming...but this does happen with a marrow plant to some extent.
One thing I would advise though is, let the plants grow into decent sized plants before you let them produce marrows, or they will take all the strength away from the plant.
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Re: Large yellow courgette marrows

Postby Geoff » Sat Apr 25, 2020 1:02 pm

I've got a feeling yellow ones don't keep as well but I'm not sure why I think that.
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Re: Large yellow courgette marrows

Postby Westi » Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:30 pm

I've found that the larger the yellow ones flesh get drier & more spongey in texture & not marrow like & moist.
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Re: Large yellow courgette marrows

Postby Tgr79 » Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:20 pm

Sounds like I need to make room for marrows this year Then. I do love marrows & Istill have yellow courgette seeds to use up which expire this year.
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Re: Large yellow courgette marrows

Postby sindi21 » Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:14 pm

Is it ok to let yellow courgettes become marrows. I know sounds silly I’ve done it with green ones before but I’ve never seen a yellow marrow before so wasn’t sure if it was the same or not? I don’t really have the space to plant marrows and courgettes.
Thank you in advance. :)


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