Sungreen is a long, straight F1 hybrid zucchini with medium dark green, glossy skin. The plant is a compact but open bush growing up to 18-24 inches (45-60 cm) tall. The zucchini will be ready to harvest in 51 to 60 days from planting. The zucchini is best harvested when 8 inches (20 cm) long….
Sure Thing is a long, hybrid zucchini. It has a more pronounced than usual flavour for a zucchini. The plant does well even in cool weather. Female plants don’t need male plants to be productive — they are “parthenocarpic.” From seed to harvest 48 days. History Notes Sure Thing Zucchini was developed by the W….
Sweet Zuke is a hybrid, bush type zucchini. It has a sweeter flavour than many other zucchinis. 48 days from seed to harvest. Cooking Tips It is good both fresh and cooked. History Notes Sweet Zuke Zucchini was developed by the W. Atlee Burpee Seed Company.
Tondo di Piacenza is a round zucchini with smooth dark-green skin that is speckled with lighter green. It is best picked when baseball size (4 inches / 10 cm) or smaller. When very young, it has an elongated neck that gets absorbed into the round part as it grows older. Cooking Tips This zucchini is…
Venus is a straight, long, F1 hybrid zucchini with glossy dark green skin with tiny pale green speckling on it. The compact bush produces throughout the season.
Verde di Milano zucchini has very dark green skin with white speckles on it. The sides are slightly flattened, making slices more like octagons than circles. The compact bush starts producing early in the season. The zucchini can grow up to 8 inches (20 cm) long. They have good flavour. Language Notes “Verde di Milano…
White Lebanese Zucchini is shaped more like an eggplant than a zucchini. It has cream-coloured skin with a green tinge that disappears as it matures, becoming somewhat steelish-grey as it gets very old. The bush type plant produces good yields of zucchini ready to harvest within 50 days of planting. The zucchini is best harvested…
White Volunteer Zucchini is shaped more like an eggplant than a zucchini. Its skin is very pale green, sometimes white with a tinge of green, with even paler speckling. It has a long dark green stem. There will be some darker green markings at the end opposite the stem.
Zebra Zuke is a hybrid, Cocozelle-type zucchini. Its skin is light green with darker green stripes and darker-green mottling on it. The zucchini will be ready to harvest about 54 days from planting, They are best harvested at 7 to 8 inches (18 to 20 cm) long. The plant is compact. History Notes Zebra Zuke…
Zuboda are long, straight zucchini with medium-dark green skin, with some light speckling. The skin is slightly ridged. Zuboda Zucchini will be ready to start harvesting 6 weeks after planting.
A colourful, tasty frittata.
A rich, yummy side-dish.
Lovely puffs that actually feature zucchini, rather than attempting to camoflauge it.
The 25th of April is a day to celebrate and appreciate zucchini bread.
This is an authentic Italian recipe. It’s also a great recipe for late summer (August) when everyone is looking for ways to use up all the zucchini and basil that is suddenly available and dirt cheap.
Just as some people in English use the word “cuke” to mean “cucumber”, “zuke” is an affectionate short-form used by zucchini lovers for the object of their fancy.
Zukit is a hybrid, bush type zucchini with dark, shiny green skin. The plant is compact, but still quite open, making it easy to harvest the zucchini. The bush will grow up to 18 to 24 inches (45 to 60 cm) tall. The zucchini will grown 6 to 8 1/2 inches (16 to 22 cm),…