A zucchini squash that is delicious, the dark green fruit with creamy white flesh are best when 6 to 8 inches long. Sow after all danger of frost, in a sunny location, sow five seeds spaced evenly over a hill 9 to 12 inches tall and 2 feet across. When plants are 3 inches tall, thin to the 3 strongest seedlings per hill. Ready to harvest just after blossom falls from fruit and fruit can be easily dented with thumbnail. Pick summer squash early and often.
- Days to germination: 7 to 10 days
- Days to harvest: 63 days
- Planting depth: 1 to 1.25 inches
- Planting space: 3 feet
- Spacing rows: 48 to 50 inches
- Preserve by: canning and freezing