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SQUASH/COURGETTE/ZUCCHINI/VEGETABLE MARROW


squash-black-beauty-thumbA. OPEN-POLLINATED VARIETIES

B. F1 HYBRIDS

VarietyMaturityFruits  Remarks
Market sizeShapeSkin colour
BLACK BEAUTY Mid early 18-22 x 6 cm Cylindrical Dark green Large bushy plant type. Good for home market and shipping.
BLACK ZUCCHINI Early 18 x 6 cm Cylindrical; straight with slight ridges Very dark green Large strong bush. Greenish-white flesh. Excellent shipper.
CASERTA Early 16 x 5 cm Cylindrical; slightly tapered Grey-green, with dark streaks Semi open plant-type. Cream flesh.
DARK GREEN ZUCCHINI Mid early 20 x 5 cm Cylindrical Deep dark green Large open plants. Firm flesh.
GREY ZUCCHINI Mid early 17 x 4 cm Cylindrical Mottled grey-green Open plant type. Pale green, high quality flesh. Good shipper.
QUARANTAINE Mid early 16 x 5 cm Cylindrical; slightly tapered Grey-green, with dark streaks Semi open plant-type. Cream flesh.
WALTHAM BUTTERNUT Late 20 x 9 cm Bottle-shape Light tan, smooth Spreading vine type. Pale-yellow flesh with sweet, nutty flavour.
WHITE BUSH (LEBANESE) Mid early 18 x 5 cm Slightly blocky; tapered Pale green Bush type with good flavour. Popular variety for stuffing.

VarietyMaturityFruits  Remarks
Market sizeShapeSkin colour
CLAIRETTE F1 Early 15 x 5 cm Bulbous Greenish white Vigorous, compact plants with good leaf cover. Very popular variety in the Middle East.
DIAMANT IMPROVED F1 Mid early 19 x 5 cm Cylindrical with blunt ends Shiny dark green Compact, open plants. Attractive zucchini type.
EIGHT BALL F1 Early Ø 6 cm Nearly globular Glossy dark green Size from golf ball to grapefruit. Suggested is 6 cm diameter. Care should be taken to prevent Powdery mildew infection.
PREMIER F1 Early 17 x 5 cm Cylindrical Medium green Traditional variety.
WHITE BUSH F1 Early 20 x 6 cm Slightly blocky and tapered Light green Smooth plants. High yields during many pickings. Very popular in the Middle East.