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Cucurbita pepo (common names: Squash, Courgette)

Cucurbita pepo is a member of the genus Cucurbita and is commonly known as Squash, Courgette; on this page you will find:

  1. Where to buy Cucurbita pepo plants & price comparison.
  2. Care tips & advice on members' questions.
  3. Photos of Cucurbita pepo plants in real gardens.

Where to buy

Clicking on any of these plants will give you more information, you only leave this website if you decide to buy. You can see all the Cucurbita seeds and bulbs for sale in our garden centre which lists products from over 25 popular websites.

We have 12 photos of Cucurbita pepo in real gardens

These photos are from real gardens by real gardeners! Just click on one to start exploring.

You can also discover who's growing Cucurbita pepo.

  • pumpkin from Summer (Cucurbita pepo (Courgette))
    By greenthumb
  • Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo (Courgette))
    By greenthumb
  • My first courgette (Cucurbita pepo (Squash))
    By A_JH
  • Wet Courgette Flower (Cucurbita pepo (Courgette))
    By darren8


Questions on Cucurbita pepo

This advice is from our members, if you can't find your question, please try the Cucurbita genus page or ask our friendly community.

Rotting courgettes

3 replies


18 Jul, 2007

Can my courgettes be saved?

7 replies


29 Jul, 2007

Can squash be grown from seed?

3 replies


12 Oct, 2007