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Cucuzza squash is a nutrient-rich, drought-resistant plant that’s easy to grow in a variety of climates.
Whether you’re an experienced gardener or just getting started, we have the perfect solution for you.
Looking for something different in your squash repertoire?
Give cucuzza squash a try!
These unusual looking gourds can grow up to 3 feet long, and have a light, delicate flavor.
Cucuzza are perfect for summer soups and stews, or can be simply steamed or sautéed.
Lagenaria Cucuzzi Snake Gourd Italian Tromboncino Long Bottle Calabash Dudhi Lauki
“Serpent of Sicily” Cucuzza Gourd is an Italian summer squash characterized by it’s incredibly long snake-like body, growing up to 3-4 feet in length – sometimes up to 10 inches in one day!
Its light-green body, firm white flesh, and slightly sweet taste makes this special squash a popular ingredient in southern regions of Italy.
Stew in red sauce, stuff for “Gagootz,” or fry or steam with vegetables!
Also Known As: Cucuzzi Snake Melon, Cucuzza Snake Gourd, Lauki, Dudhi, Long Bottle Gourd, Long Opo Squash, Long Calabash Gourd, Serpente di Sicilia, Italian Cucuzza, Goo-gootz, Tromboncino
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Plant Name: Cucuzza, Serpent of Sicily
Latin Name: Lagenaria siceraria
Days to Germinate: 7-14
Days to Harvest: 60
Germination Rate: 95%
Test Date: 3/22
Growth Habit: Vining
USDA Zones: 3-11
Country of Origin: United States
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade