Bush type squash plant that produces high yields of dark green squash. The Italian Cocozelle zucchini is very flavorful and tender. Best when harvested at 12″ long or smaller. Excellent for slicing, frying, and steaming. A good freezing and canning variety. Pick often when squash are young to prolong harvest. Harvesting zucchini when it is young and tender offers the best flavor and eating quality. See the second picture for what the inside should look like when harvested.