Ortolana di Faenza zucchini has light green skin, with some darker-green mottling. The bush type plant starts producing within 48 days of being planted from seed. The zucchini has good flavour. History Notes Ortolana di Faenza Zucchini originated in Italy. Language Notes Sometimes just referred to as “di Faenza zucchini.”
Parthenon is an F1 hybrid zucchini with glossy, dark green skin. The zucchini grows up to 6 inches (15 cm) long. The zucchini will set even if the blossoms go unpollinated by insects.
Patriot II is a hybrid zucchini developed by the Asgrow Seed Company. It has smooth lemon yellow skin, except at the stem end where it is green. The plant starts producing uniformly-sized zucchini within about 41 days of being planted from seed. The zucchini will grow 6 to 7 inches (15 to 18 cm) long.
Pavo is a crookneck type of squash with smooth, yellow skin. The plant, an F1 hybrid, starts producing zucchini within 40 days of being planted from seed. History Notes Pavo Zucchini were developed by the Asgrow Seed Company. During development, its name was XPH 1457. Released 1985.
Picasso is a crookneck type zucchini. The F1 hybrid plant starts producing early in the season, and goes on to be a heavy bearer. History Notes Picasso Zucchini were developed by the Ferry-Morse Seed Company. Its name during development was FMX 564. Released 1995.
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Puma is an F1 hybrid zucchini with medium green skin. History Notes Puma Zucchini were developed by the Harris Moran Seed Company.
Raven are long, thick zucchini with very dark green skin. The zucchini grow 7 to 8 inches (18 to 20 cm) long and up to 2 inches (5 cm) wide. The plant is very compact, just 2 feet high by 3 feet wide (60 cm tall, 90 cm wide.) Its vines are practically spineless, which…
Rebel Yell Zucchini has medium-yellow coloured skin. The plant bears early, and heavily. History Notes Rebel Yell Zucchini were developed by the L. Gautney Seed Company. Released 1988. It was referred to as FMX 359 during development.
Revenue Zucchini has medium light-green skin, and a slight bend to it. The bush type plant starts producing zucchini ready for picking within 47 days of being planted from seed. History Notes Revenue Zucchini was developed by the Rogers Brothers Seed Company. It was referred to as ZS15 during development.
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Richgreen is an F1 hybrid zucchini that is cylindrical in shape, with very dark, glossy green skin. The plant is a compact bush type. History Notes Richgreen Zucchini was developed by the W. Atlee Burpee Seeds Company. Released 1982.
Rocky Gold is an F1 hybrid zucchini. It has gold skin, with no greenishness at either end. Inside, its flesh is pale white. History Notes Rocky Gold Zucchini was developed by the Hollar Seeds Company of Rocky Ford, Colorado. Released 1993.
Romanesco is an heirloom variety of zucchini. It is small to mid-sized, with light ridges on its greyish-green striped skin that make slices of the zucchini look almost scalloped. Harvest by the time the zucchini reach 8 to 10 inches (20 to 25 cm) long and 1 1/2 inches (4 cm) wide. Its large bush…
Ronde de Nice is a French, round zucchini with pale green skin that ripens to dark green. Its vine will ramble about 3 feet (1 metre) in each direction, and grow 18 to 24 inches (45 to 60 cm) tall. Harvest the Zucchini when they are the size of an orange, around 3 inches (7…
Rugosa of Friuli is one of the least good looking zucchinis, but one of the best tasting. It has warty yellow skin, and is bulbous towards the end opposite the stem. History Notes Rugosa of Friuli Zucchini originated in the Veneto area of Italy, where it is still extremely popular.
Salerno is an improved cultivar of Fordhook Zucchini. History Notes Salerno Zucchini was used as a parent of Black Beauty Zucchini and Storr’s Green Hybrid Zucchini.
San Pasquale Zucchini has glossy, dark green skin with some lighter marbling and slight ridging. The compact plant delivers high yields, up to 30 zucchini per plant. The zucchini has a mild flavour.
Seasons is a hybrid, straight zucchini with medium to dark green skin. History Notes Seasons Zucchini was developed by the Abbott and Cobb Seed Company in Pennsylvania. Released before 1999.
Sebring is a hybrid zucchini with skin that is a deep gold colour. The zucchini will grow up to 8 inches (20 cm) long. The plant is open bush type. History Notes Sebring Zucchini was developed by the Otis Twilley Seed Company in South Carolina. Released before 1999.
Senator is a hybrid, open bush type zucchini that will grow 6 to 7 inches (15 to 18 cm) long. Its glossy skin is light to medium green. The zucchini will weigh less than 1 pound (.5 kg) in weight when ready to harvest. History Notes Senator Zucchini was developed by the Asgrow Seed Company….
Seneca Gourmet is a bush type, F1 hybrid zucchini. History Notes Seneca Gourmet Zucchini was developed by Robson Seed Farms of Hall, New York, and released around 1975. During development, it was labelled the XPG778 Zucchini.
Seneca is an F1 hybrid zucchini. It has dark green skin with some light flecks on it, and firm flesh. The plant is a bush type one. 48 days from planting till ready for harvest. History Notes Seneca Zucchini was developed by Robson Seed Farms of Hall, New York and released around 1953.
Storr’s Green Hybrid Zucchini is long with dark green skin. The open bush type plant grows up to 18-24 inches (45-60 cm) tall. History Notes Storr’s Green Hybrid Zucchini were developed by the Connecticut Agricultural Experimental Station in Storrs, Connecticut from a cross between Salerno and Caserta Zucchini. Black Beauty Zucchini was also developed there,…