COURGETTE DEFENDER F1 ~ British bred variety with lovely speckled green fruit. AGM winner, compact yet open habit
SOW: between late April and on into June, inside, 1 seed per small pot. Keep moist but not waterlogged.
GROW: harden off and plant out after all danger of frost has passed. In cooler areas you can protect young plants with cloches until they have settled in. Courgettes are trouble free and prolific – Defender will crop into the autumn with regular picking
EAT: Find your favourite way to cook them – fry, steam, bake... We also use courgette as a staple in autumn stews. To Freeze – slice or dice, (you can blanch for 1 minute) pack into portions and freeze.