Common Name: Summer Squash
Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit: Mounded
Characteristics: Culinary Use
Fertilize: Once a month
Spacing: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Height: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
General Information: Big harvests of long, slender, mostly spineless squash with bright yellow skin, white flesh and contrasting green stems.
Idea & Tips: Zucchini prefers soil that is constantly moist. Mulch is essential to keep the soil around the roots moist and to regulate soil temperature. Stay out of the garden when the leaves are wet to avoid spreading diseases from plant to plant. Avoid planting zucchini in the same spot each year.
Days to Harvest: 50
Fruit Size: 8 to 10 in. (20 to 25 cm)
Available as organic.
Grower Information: Big yields of long, slender fruits with bright yellow skin, white flesh and contrasting green stems. An open habit with few spines makes harvesting easy.