Zucchini Eight Ball Squash

Zucchini Eight Ball

As suggested by it’s name, Eight Ball Zucchini is round with a deep, forest-green color and a nutty, buttery flavor. Unlike its winter counterpart, Summer Squash is completely edible, rind, seeds, and all. They may range in size, shape, and color but they can all be interchanged in any recipe.

Days To Harvest: 55

How To Grow: Plant in full sun.

Spacing: Plant 36″ apart in 40″ rows.

Height: Grows 16″ to 20″ tall.

Outstanding Features: Squash is very easy to grow and can be harvested all summer as long as you keep it picked to promote further production. Harvest when fruit is about 7 inches long for best flavor.

Tips: Plant Squash when all threat of frost is gone. Pick mature Squash on a daily basis to keep the plant producing longer. Leaving ripe Squash on the vine will cause it to become tough and inedible.

 

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