If you want to grow courgettes but don’t want vines spreading all over the garden then these more compact varieties are perfect. They can also be successfully grown in pots because of their smaller size.
These compact courgettes are virtually spine free, making for easy picking.
Due to the compact nature of this courgette, it is ideal for containers but can also be grown in the ground if you don’t want a plant that is going to take over the bed.
The plant produces a standard dark green courgette.
Compact plants for tubs. High yields of glossy, tasty fruits on compact plants. Plants have very few spines making them easier to pick
This is quite a new hybrid and is very high yielding despite its compact nature. Produces dark green fruits that are a little smaller than some other varieties.
The fruits come in at around 7-8″ long.
Gold Rush F1
A yellow courgette that is very prolific while still being compact.
The fruit are shorter than most at around 4-6″ long.
Gold Rush is a lovely open-pollinated, yellow-skinned, cylindrical courgette with excellent texture and taste. It is fast-growing and productive.
Verde DI Milano
A very prolific compact courgette that provides a lot of regular-sized courgettes.
This is the classic dark Italian Courgette variety used across a wide range of Italian dishes. This is also the perfect compact bush variety for those with smaller plots and equally those with large plots squeezing too much in.