Summer Squash

Summer Squash

Summer squash is harvested while immature when the rind is still tender and tasty. Nearly all summer squash squashes are varieties of Cucurbita pepo but not all Cucurbita pepo are considered summer squashes. Most summer squash have a bushy growth habit and shorter shelf life as compared to the vining, long fruit storage of winter squash.

A beautiful patty pan that is dark green and high yielding. A glossy skin with ribbed edges. Relatively long and narrow peduncle for easy picking and fruits have a long shelf life after picking. Compact plant with an open growth habit. Organic

A beautiful patty pan that is yellow and high yielding. A glossy skin with ribbed edges. Relatively long and narrow peduncle for easy picking and fruits have a long shelf life after picking. Compact plant with an open growth habit. Organic

Black Beauty Zucchini is a standard zucchini. This vigorous plant produces dark green glossy fruits that tapers towards each end. This zucchini is a very popular variety of summer squash. The Black Beauty plants are compact and easy to grow producing an abundance of fruit with a really good flavor throughout the summer. Certified Organic.

The Black Beauty Zucchini is a standard zucchini. This vigorous plant produces dark green glossy fruits that tapers towards each end. This zucchini is a very popular variety of summer squash. The Black Beauty plants are compact and easy to grow producing an abundance of fruit with a really good flavor throughout the summer.

The Benning's Green Tint is a very light green scallop-shaped summer squash with a deliciously tender and good quality flesh. This squash variety is easy to grow and produces high yields. The Bennings Green Tint Scallop is an old time favorite squash that is great for markets and home gardens.

The Partial Eclipse F1 Squash is a beautiful and tasty summer squash that has a lovely white scalloped shape with green radial stripes. This squash can be harvested as a baby while its skin is still a pale white or you can let it mature to be eaten like a winter squash or used as a display. Partial Eclipse has a very firm texture and a taste that is amazing when roasted.

The Yellow Bush Scallop Squash plant, also known as the Golden Custard, produces beautiful yellow scallops. This variety offers beautiful, bright yellow fruits with a rich, mellow flavor that is perfect for stuffing. The Yellow Bush Scallop offers high yields making it great for market production.

A summer squash popular in Southern states and Mexico. Tatume is a popular summer squash with round fruits with med-dark green to yellow fruits with faint stripes. Squash are best at 5-7" in diameter. Firm, fine flavor with very vigorous spreading vines. Give tatume plenty of room to spread and yields will be very high.

San Isidro is a Mexican-type grey zucchini that is popular in gourmet dishes. Open, erect plants are nearly spineless reducing damage to fruit during harvest. Strong, durable plants are highly productive due to its ability to tolerate disease pressure. Adapts well to large patio containers.

Just like its name, the Round Zucchini is an unusually shaped round variety. This Zucchini is great roasted in salads, baked, stuffed, stir-fried or made into zucchini bread. The mini, tender and delicious Round works especially well for stuffed zucchini recipes because of its unusual shape.

The Caserta Zucchini is an early bush cocozelle that was a 1949 AAS winner. This spiny semi-open cut leaf plant can set 30 cylindrical slightly tapered fruits. This variety has a thin light-green skin with dark-green stripes and a firm creamy-white flesh, making it perfect for baking! Pick Caserta when 4-6 in. x 2-3.5 in. for the most tender and delicious taste!

The Scallop Juane et Verte Squash is a beautiful french heirloom scalloped summer squash that is known for being very flavorful. This cream-ivory and green striped scalloped squash can be used for both ornamental and cooking purposes. Scallop Juane et Verte is the perfect stuffing squash!

The Green Zebra F1 Squash is a Summer Squash is a spineless variety that has a wonderful flavor when cooked, roasted or fried. This medium long-green striped cylindrical squash is very productive and grows on a bush. Harvest at 7-8 inches long for best taste.

The Marrow Segev Squash has a small growth habit with great, big yields! This type of squash matures in just 47 days and produces spineless, creamy green fruits. This variety is a parthenocarpic squash so no pollination is needed. The Marrow Segev is known for its rich flavor and white flesh that is resistant to powdery mildew.

The Scallop Early White Squash, also known as Patty Pan, tastes great when harvested early at smaller size. This variety produces good yields of white squash. The Scallop Early White is very easy to grow and is rarely bothered by insects. The Scallop Early White is a bush type of squash that has a creamy texture that is very flavorful, suitable for both small home gardens and market growers.

The Italian Cocozelle is a bush type of squash plant that produces high yields of the long, tender, dark green fruits. This Italian zucchini is very flavorful and tender. This variety is best when harvested at 12" long or smaller. The Cocozelle is excellent for slicing, frying, and steaming and is also a good freezing and canning variety. Pick often when the squash is 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.

The Scallop Blend Squash is a wonderful mixture of unique yellow, white, and green scallops. This fun blend is perfect for home gardeners. Growing the unique, colorful Scallop Blend will give you a mix of different tastes, maturity times and colors in your garden.

The Dark Green Zucchini is the darkest and most tender zucchini we have! This variety has a smooth, straight, green outer skin with a creamy white flesh. Pick at 6-8" for an even more tender flesh, that is perfect for baking into stews or making zucchini bread.