Jimbo83 Posts: 15
in Fruit & veg
My friend brought me some seeds back from Spain this month and the courgette packet said to sow in February. I didn't stop and think the Spain is warmer than England in February so went and planted them in pots. Now I have numerous inch high seedlings (thanks to the propagator).
Are they even going to surive or should I bin them? I've not grown them before but should they be sown indoors in April here? I have an unheated greenhouse so guess I can try leaving them in there until it warms up!
I wouldn't sow courgette seeds until the end of April / beginning of May because they grow into big plants very quickly. An unheated greenhouse will be too cold, I wouldn't waste the compost needed
You've nothing to lose by putting them in your greenhouse as it is not particularly cold at the moment but I would buy some more seeds as a back up.
Two plants will provide you with loads. I sow mine at the very end of March, already been said by F they grow rapidly. I wouldn't try to save what you've grown.
Well, I guess I can leave them in the greenhouse anyway and see what happens before I sow them again!