(c. pepo) (43 days) This Italian heirloom zucchini has a small bush growing habit, so is perfect in small gardens. It produces large numbers of beautiful fruits that are dark green with light green stripes and that are prized for slicing, frying and steaming. This is also a great variety for freezing and canning. Fruits are best picked when they're less than 12" long. It was known in the 19th C. as "Cocozelle di Napoli" and is prized in Italy for its baby fruits that are picked when they're 1" long!
Golden Zucchini - Certified Organic
pepo. (50-55 days) Developed in 1973 at Rutgers and introduced by the W. Atlee Burpee seed company, this beautiful zucchini produces bright golden-yellow fruits in abundance. Tender fruit are best harvested at 6" or less, but are still tender when larger. Its compactness makes it a great addition to the home garden.