Golden Zucchini Seeds, Organic

Golden Zucchini Seeds, Organic

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Golden Zucchini Seeds, Organic

Cucurbita pepo
 

Introduced in 1973 by W. Atlee Burpee of Philadelphia, bred from squash varieties supplied by Dr. Oved Shifress. This vivid yellow fruit was the first commercial B (bicolor gene) cultivar. Crisp and mild-flavored zucchinis are borne prolifically on bush plants.

  • 50-55 days
  • Organic
  • Summer squash
  • Bright yellow skin
  • Best when eaten under 8 inches
  • Heavy yielding bush plants

This variety works for:

  • Steaming
  • Sautéing
  • Baking
  • Roasting

To prepare your squash, rinse the exterior and then cut in half and remove the seeds before baking, roasting, etc.

Winter squash can be pureed and sweetened as an addition to breads, muffins, cakes and pies. Diced and roasted squash can be tossed in warm salads of grains and nuts or with sautéed kale.

Summer squash are best eaten when they are small and the seeds are immature. Sliced thinly, summer squash are used in gratins and savory pies or sautéed or breaded and fried.

    Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 3 weeks before transplanting out.

    • Direct Seed: 1" Deep
    • Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds
    • Thin: To 3-4 Plants
    • Light: Full Sun