Dark Green Zucchini is a most popular and versatile squash. This cylindrical fruit 15–18 cm (6-7") in length is very easy to grow. The creamy white flesh is firm, flavorful, and terrific for baking nutritious cakes, breads, or muffins. Also great raw and sautéed. Even the flowers are edible!
Product Weight: 3.5 grams
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: The peel is crunch with a soft, spongy flesh
Days to Harvest: 52 days
Days to Seed Germination: 5 to 12 days
Seed Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1")
Row Spacing: 1.5-1.8 m (5-6')
Plant Spacing: 3 per hill
Planting Instructions: After all danger of frost, in a sunny location, sow a few seeds spaced evenly over a hill 9 to 12 inches tall and 2 feet across. When the plants are 3 inches tall, thin by cutting all but the 3 strongest seedlings per hill. To avoid weeding, mulch heavily around plants and in the rows.
How To Grow: Zucchini Dark Green
Suggestions: Pick summer squash early and often. Not picking will stop the production of the plants. Ready to harvest just after blossom falls from fruit and fruit can be easily dented with a thumbnail.
Preparation Ideas: Preheat oven to 350. Toss zucchini slices with olive oil, parmesan cheese and season wtih salt and pepper. Place in oven and bake for 5 mins. Turn oven to broil and broil zucchini for a few minutes until cheese has melted and zucchini is tender crisp. Watch closely to preven zucchini from burning.