Hi I am new to this site so be gentle with me. I have grown courgettes very successfully before this year but this year's crop look like small light green marrows. They are about 5in long and have…Continue
"Thanks Bobby. Were your first ones a very light green as well? I ate one last night and I was a little disappointed - no flavour (although they are not normally packed with flavour) and a little hard. Maybe this is due to irregular…"
"The first of my courgettes were a weird shape too - they only seemed to swell at the plant end (as opposed to the flower end) and ended up pear shaped. After the first few fruits the rest were perfectly normal. I was blaming irregular…"
"Hello Flighty, Unfortunately I no longer have the seed packet that these courgettes came from. My memory is not that good but I do not recall any seed packets with pictures of courgettes resembling the ones growing. I thought it…"
"Hello Tracey and welcome to UKVG. Courgettes do come in all sorts of various shapes, sizes and colours depending on the variety. Would you know what yours is, and is there any chance of a photo?
Google stuffed courgettes and…"
Hi I am new to this site so be gentle with me. I have grown courgettes very successfully before this year but this year's crop look like small light green marrows. They are about 5in long and have the shape of a butternut squash (pear shaped) and are very light in colour. I did wonder if they were the average courgette when they first began cropping. They look like little light green balls. Any ideas why? and, are they best prepared and eaten the same as a marrow? Was thinking of stuffing…See More