Squash - Round Zucchini
This unusual shaped zucchini squash produces a generous crop with a delicious flavor. Can be used fresh in salads or cooked in any zucchini recipe. Because of its shape it is well suited for stuffed zucchini. Compact plants produce round to oblong fruit 1 to 5 inches in diameter.
Plants continue to produce tender, vitamin rich fruit until frost if all fruit are picked before they mature. Round Squash are best picked when they are 1 to 5 inches in diameter. Cooked like summer squash, used fresh or fried in butter.
Planting time - late spring
Matures in - 45 days
Germinates in - 10-14 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Hill spacing - 4-6 feet
Seed spacing - 3-5 seeds in a ring about 2-3 inches across.
Thinning - when plants are 3-4 inches tall, thin to 3 or 4 of the strongest plants in each hill
Net weight 2 G (Estimated 20 seeds)
Bulk Zucchini seed available.
250 Seeds/oz. Plant 1/2oz per 100ft row.
4lbs of Zucchini seed needed per acre.
Average Zucchini yield per acre -494 bushels.