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Zucchini, Summer Squash

Zucchini, Summer Squash 'Buckingham' (Cucurbita pepo)

Summer squash is an oldie but goodie when it comes to vegetable gardening. 'Buckingham' offers a solution for those with limited space to accommodate these vigorous growers with its dwarf bushy habit. It is perfect for smaller gardens and containers on the patio. A bountiful harvest…

Zucchini, Summer Squash

Zucchini, Summer Squash 'Burpee Hybrid' (Cucurbita pepo)

Enjoy time-tested plant performance, high yields, and great zucchini flavor. This hybrid, developed by the W. Atlee Burpee & Co., has been a favorite for home gardeners for over 40 years. Vigorous, bush-type plants produce a steady yield of tender-skinned zucchinis right up to frost.

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Zucchini, Summer Squash 'Cash Flow' (Cucurbita hybrid)

Vigorous plant produces high yields of dark green, cylindrical fruit. Easy-to-grow plants continue to produce abundantly if kept picked. Nothing beats the flavor of fresh, home grown vegetables!

Zucchini, Summer Squash

Zucchini, Summer Squash 'Costata Romanesco' (Cucurbita pepo)

One of the tastiest and most versatile of all the summer squash varieties and prized by gourmet cooks the world over. This Italian heirloom has tender flesh and mild, nutty flavor. The plants are also a great source of male squash blossoms for cooking. Fruits can be picked when just…

Zucchini, Summer Squash

Zucchini, Summer Squash (Cucurbita pepo)

Produces slender, dark green fruit. Easy-to-grow plants continue to produce abundantly if kept picked.

Zucchini, Summer Squash

Zucchini, Summer Squash 'Easy Pick Green' (Cucurbita pepo)

Like the name suggests, this is a Zucchini designed for easy-picking. The open, bush-like habit makes it easy to see and reach the zucchinis. Better yet, the stems are spineless so that there aren’t any prickles to contend with while harvesting. Remove the Zucchinis with just a…

Zucchini, Summer Squash

Zucchini, Summer Squash 'Eight Ball' (Cucurbita pepo)

This is the first dark green, round, zucchini squash. Its petite size means you can enjoy garden-fresh zucchini’s as early as possible in the season. The open plant habit makes seeing and harvesting the squash incredibly easy. Recognized by All-America Selections in 1999 for…

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Zucchini, Summer Squash 'Gentry' (Cucurbita pepo)

'Gentry' is a particularly good variety to grow in hot climates. The majority of the nutrients in Summer Squash are found in the peel. Consequently, it is best to leave the skins on when cooking. The blossoms are also edible, and may be used raw in salads or fried.

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Zucchini, Summer Squash 'Green Machine' (Cucurbita pepo)

Expect 'Green Machine' to produce tasty green-skinned Zucchinis with light flecks, which are easier to harvest because of the plant's naturally open growth habit. This plant is resistant to a multitude of diseases and will reliably produce a large crop of fruits.

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Zucchini, Summer Squash 'Radiant' (Cucurbita pepo)

This is a Zucchini designed for easy-picking. The open, bush-like habit makes it easy to see and reach the zucchinis. Remove the Zucchinis with just a simple twist of the stem. Plants will continue to produce abundantly if kept picked.