Marrow (Vegetable Marrow)
Feed in Moderation
- Common Name: Marrow (Vegetable Marrow)
- Latin Name: Cucurbita pepo
- Family Name: Cucurbitaceae
The fruit should only be fed to species of tortoises that are naturally fruit eaters.
The flowers of the Marrow plant are fine to feed for the short time they are in season, but we don’t recommend feeding the leaves in any quantity.