Varieties of zucchini are different, there are a lot of them. Each variety differs not only in the ripening period, but also in the shapes, sizes and color of the peel, and taste. Some varieties of gardeners are often grown for decorative purposes. The article discusses early, bush varieties, as well as those that are suitable for planting in open ground.
Early ripe varieties
There are several varieties ripening in a short time. These include the varieties listed below.
Early ripe variety, preferred by many gardeners. It is successfully grown almost throughout Russia. Gained popularity due to frost resistance and unpretentiousness to soils. The main advantage is high yield. The fruits are harvested until the first frost.
The length of the fruit does not exceed 40 cm. The peel is green, when fully ripened, it acquires a yellowish or orange hue. The shape is elongated, cylindrical, juicy pulp with a pronounced taste. The plants are compact, from each bush collect up to 10 kg of ripened fruits.
Early ripening variety, appreciated by gardeners for high yields. Shrub plant on which cylindrical fruits with a flat surface ripen after 38-47 days.
A vegetable with a creamy white peel and a dense, white pulp reaches up to 20 cm in length, weighs 0.6-1 kg. It is preferable to grow the variety in well-lit areas, in warm regions, since it can be frozen. With 1 sq. m collect 9-10 kg of ripe fruit.
An early ripening variety with an exotic appearance. Ripe fruits can be harvested after 40 days. The bush is compact, and round bright fruits ripen on it, with a diameter of not more than 15 cm. The pulp is sweetish.
This variety is especially liked by those who prefer raw food diet. The vegetable actually resembles an orange.
The fruits of an early ripe variety are harvested already in 45-50 days after sowing. The fruits are cylindrical in shape and have a dark green peel. The surface is strewn with small white specks. Vegetables grow to a maximum of 25 cm in length, reaching a weight of 0.5 to 1 kg. Zucchini are slightly ribbed to the touch. The pulp is white or light yellow, dense, soft.
The advantages include high productivity, resistance to cold and drought, transportability. With 1 sq. gardeners collect 8-10 kg of mature zucchini.
This is a prolific plant. A variety of zucchini Chaklun is harvested 41 days after emergence. During this period, vegetables weigh 500 g. The overgrown vegetable is determined by its elongated shape - it looks like a pear, and small ribs appear on a smooth peel. Zucchini is resistant to many diseases.
The early ripe variety has a creamy, juicy, sweetish pulp. These zucchini are suitable for marinating and making squash caviar. After planting, you must necessarily water, feed the plants, loosen the soil.
An early ripe variety bred from Altai. The plant is compact, does not take up much space on the site. Zucchini ripen 40 days after sowing. The variety is resistant to weather, powdery mildew and bacteriosis, for which gardeners are especially appreciated.
Zucchini has an elongated cylindrical shape, smooth, light green peel. On the surface of the squash there is speckled spotting in the form of strips. One vegetable can weigh from 0.5 to 1.2 kg. Seeds are sown in April-May. Caring for plants involves loosening the row-spacing, if necessary, feeding, watering, weeding. With 1 sq. m collect up to 3 kg of ripened fruit.
A hybrid that has gained popularity among many summer residents. The bush is powerful, has increased resistance to bacterial diseases and rot. Foliage is able to withstand the blows of a small hail. The first fruits begin to appear after 49 days from the moment of seed germination. The pulp is juicy, tender.
Sowing seeds is carried out in May. Zucchini have a cylindrical shape, reaching 25-30 cm in length. The fruit has a smooth, without ribbing peel, light green. The weight of one zucchini reaches 0.7-1 kg. Zucchini Aliya is grown in open ground. Zucchini grows better in areas where tomato, onions, potatoes, and root crops previously grew. The best growth and abundant fruiting will ensure timely watering, cultivation, regular weeding and top dressing with mineral fertilizers.
An early hybrid of zucchini. It is used for cooking in a variety of ways, canning, freezing for the winter. Fruits possess not only good taste, but also a good presentation, which is especially important in the case of growing vegetables for sale. Zucchini have an increased resistance to a disease such as powdery mildew. The peel of the Dutch fruit is thin, dark green in color. Cylindrical vegetables with a smooth surface weigh 400-900 g, and reach 18-20 cm in length.
Fruits are grown in open and closed ground. Harvested after 45-55 days. Leaving provides regular watering, cultivation, an earthing up and feeding. From 1 ha, 40-60 thousand kilos of the crop are harvested.
The main feature of the Ball variety is spherical zucchini with a green peel and bright dots on the surface. Externally, zucchini can be confused with a small ball - a unique appearance is especially appreciated by gardeners.
The pulp is juicy. Zucchini ripen in 50-55 days. The plant is small, the leaves are dissected.
An early ripe variety that attracts attention with its appearance and good taste. Fruits ripen 41-45 days after planting. Culture is demanding of heat, light and moisture. It takes root well in soils where the predecessors were cabbage, potatoes, onions, and legumes. Fruits with whitish or light green skin, the shape is cylindrical, the surface is smooth. The weight of one zucchini is 700 g.
Sowing of seeds is carried out in May. The variety is grown in open or closed ground. Plants need to be regularly watered, fed, and loosen the soil. When ripening from 1 square. m collect up to 11 kg of fruit.
Early ripening variety, ripening 40-45 days after the appearance of the first seedlings. The fruits are smooth, long, cylindrical in shape, with a smooth or slightly ribbed surface. The peel is thin green-black. The pulp is light beige, dense. Fruits weigh up to 1 kg. Young ovaries are often added to salads instead of cucumbers.
Seeds are sown in mid-April for seedlings or in late May in the ground. Zucchini collected before frost can be stored in the living room until the beginning or mid-summer. With 1 sq. m collect 15-20 kg of zucchini.
Zucchini for the Urals
In order to obtain high yields of zucchini in the Urals, it is recommended to use a large number of a wide variety of varieties and hybrids.
Fruits with pale orange-cream skin. Their pear shape, surface with a light ribbing especially attract attention. The mass of one fetus reaches 1-2 kg. The pulp is bright orange, tender.
These are very thermophilic plants that grow well only at temperatures above +25 degrees. Fruits ripen 80-90 days after the appearance of the first seedlings.
An annual culture bred by Russian breeders. The plant has dark green leaves with a strongly dissected shape. Fruits fully ripen 45 days after emergence.
Zucchini of a cylindrical shape, milk-colored peel, thick and white flesh, rich taste. One vegetable weighs about 1 kg. Harvested is suitable for cooking squash caviar and preservation.
Zucchini zucchini has an interesting color, due to which many gardeners love it so much. The peel is dark green with lighter stripes.
This is an early ripe variety with excellent taste, increased resistance to lower temperatures and various diseases. For preservation, fruits that do not reach 7 cm in length are suitable.
Harvest squash varieties
Harvest zucchini - varieties that are preferred by many gardeners who grow fruits for their personal needs and to make good profits from their sale.
Bushes are compact. Juicy fruits grow on them, fully ripening on the 50th day after emergence. The peel of the zucchini is white, their average weight reaches from 500 g to 1 kg. Fruiting lasts about 90 days. The hybrid is resistant to gray rot. May be affected by anthracnose, powdery mildew, and bacteriosis.
Gardeners with 1 square. m collect up to 14 kg of ripe zucchini.
A unique variety appreciated by gardeners. The color of the fruit is the main advantage of the varieties. The peel of the fruit is light green with fuzzy lines of a darker shade. Often, the color of the vegetable marrow is characterized as “camouflage”. The culture is resistant to weather and numerous diseases. Fruiting lasts up to two months. During this period, gardeners can collect up to 9 kg of crop per 1 sq. Km. m. The weight of a mature vegetable reaches 1-1.5 kg.
Zucchini care provides for traditional agricultural activities. At the very beginning, attention must be paid to protecting the squash from weeds.
An early hybrid that begins to bear fruit 53 days after emergence. Shrub variety with high commercial and taste qualities. The peel of the zucchini has a dark green tint, the surface is smooth. No ribbing. The vegetable has the shape of a cylinder. The flesh is light cream, thickened, fibrous. One fruit can weigh from 700 g to 1.5 kg.
Sowing is carried out in May. It is better to plant on soils where the predecessors were potatoes, cabbage, onions. Plants need watering, cultivation and top dressing. With 1 sq. m harvest 12-14 kg of ripe fruit.
When growing this variety, the first crop is harvested 90 days after the appearance of the first seedlings. Mature zucchini reaches a weight of up to 400 g. Duration of fruiting is 3 months. During this period, it will be possible to collect about 5 kg from 1 square. m
The fruits are smooth with a cylindrical shape, light green peel. Culture requires moistening the soil, occasionally - top dressing.
An early variety ripening 90 days after emergence. Resistant to hot weather. The plant is resistant to rot in the rainy summer. The weight of a mature zucchini reaches from 3 to 5 kg.
One plant can produce up to 8 kg of zucchini. Seeds are sown in warm soil in the sunny area of the garden.
Such varieties of zucchini contribute to a stable crop regardless of the weather, the presence of insects and other factors.
This hybrid is the result of Dutch breeding. Fruits ripen 40-45 days after the appearance of the first seedlings. The plant is suitable for indoor and outdoor cultivation. The dimensions of the bush are compact, due to which per 1 square. m have at the same time 4 plants. Zucchini is collected until the end of autumn.
Zucchini cylindrical with a light green peel and white pulp with a greenish tint. The length of the vegetable is 22 cm, weight is 320 g. The pulp is juicy, tender. With 1 sq. m collect up to 9 kg of zucchini.
This is a hybrid that breeders from Holland have bred. Due to the fact that the plants are self-pollinated, gardeners can from 1 square. m collect up to 15 kg of squash. Bushes are compact, not very growing. Harvested after 40-45 days after emergence.
The advantage of the hybrid is continuous fruiting, until September. Fruits with a dark green peel. The shape is cylindrical, the surface is smooth and even. The length of the vegetable is 20-25 cm, weight - up to 300 g.
Early ripening hybrid - the crop is harvested 30-40 days after emergence. Suitable for indoor and outdoor cultivation. Zucchini cylindrical, with a light green peel and light spots on the surface. The length of the zucchini reaches 18 cm, the mass is up to 700 g.
Planting material is sown in May. The culture needs regular hydration, weeding, top dressing. The peel of the fruit contains dry matter in high concentration, because in the autumn the squash remains juicy. The pulp is delicious. With 1 sq. m collect up to 13 kg of squash.
Super early hybrid, ripening already 35 days after the appearance of the first seedlings. The plant is compact, suitable for growing in open ground or greenhouses. Self-pollinated bush. Zucchini have a club shape, the peel is smooth, thin, delicate, light green. The pulp is dense, sweetish, green in color. The length of the vegetable reaches 25-30 cm, weight - up to 800 g.
Mature zucchini can be stored for a long time, until the onset of the new season. With 1 sq. m collect up to 9 kg of crop.
Early ripening, self-pollinated hybrid ripening 38-40 days after the appearance of the first seedlings. Cultivated in open and closed ground. The tall bush is dominated by compact size. Landing work is carried out in May.
Zucchini have a cylindrical shape, their peel is light green in color. The pulp is green, dense, tender. The average weight of a vegetable reaches 350 g. The vegetable is preserved for a long time after harvesting. Culture needs good watering, fertilizing.
Varieties for planting in open ground
Many varieties of zucchini slopes scatter long lashes, respectively, need large sections. At the same time, modern gardeners are often limited to a small territory where you want to plant several different crops at the same time.
Handsome black man
Early ripening grade. It is characterized by dense pulp of fruits, without bitterness. The length of the zucchini itself reaches about 20 cm. The peel is dark green in color. The average weight of the fruit reaches 600-900 g. The duration of the growing season reaches 50-55 days. The fruit has a cylindrical shape with light ribbing. It is characterized by good taste.
The variety has a high resistance to powdery mildew, but needs to comply with certain care requirements. It requires constant watering, hilling, loosening the soil.
A unique variety that has recently become popular. Young zucchini have the same taste as the usual varieties. But after full ripening, the flesh of the fruit begins to stratify into fibers, which resembles a kind of squash spaghetti, which has many fans. Outwardly ripened zucchini in shape and color of the peel are similar to small melons. The length of zucchini reaches 30 cm, weight 0 0.7-1.2 kg. The peel is dense.
The only drawback of the variety is the late ripening period - 95-130 days from germination to full ripeness of the fruit. They are grown with seeds, less often with seedlings.
Early ripening grade. Eating green fruits, apical leaves and shoots. The skin color is white, sometimes light green, the surface is smooth, the shape is cylindrical. The length reaches 1-1.2 meters, weight - up to 12 kilograms. When ripe, the fruits bend, taking an unusual shape.
Sowing is carried out in open ground in April. Plant care provides for timely garter of growing shoots to the trellis, watering, regular top dressing, and loosening of the soil. Fruits ripen 80-100 days after emergence. From one plant collect up to 40 kg of fruit.
Early ripening variety, bred by Ukrainian breeders in the middle of the 20th century. From the first shoots to the appearance of ripe fruits, only 40 days pass.
Zucchini is characterized by an elongated shape, milky or greenish peel with small dots. The flesh is pinkish or yellowish. The variety is fruitful, has increased resistance to frost and disease.
There are amazing varieties of zucchini with a yellowish peel, which especially attracts the attention of gardeners. Varieties are practically no different from white zucchini or vegetables with a different skin tone.
Early ripening grade. A plant with a compact bush form. Fruiting begins 40-45 days after the emergence of seedlings and lasts a long and plentiful. The last fruits are removed before the first frost. They are delicious and contain a full range of vitamins.
The peel of the zucchini is golden with a yellow tint, the shape is cylindrical. The pulp is juicy, does not coarse for a long time. The variety is popular for conservation and consumption in side dishes.
Until now, Zolotinka is considered one of the best varieties, and even many foreign hybrids do not surpass it. The name speaks for itself - the peel of the fruit is yellow, the plant is bush. The fruits are elongated. The pulp is juicy, crunchy, palatability on top.
40 days after the emergence of seedlings, fruits weighing up to 500 g, about 15 cm long ripen. Up to 15 zucchini are picked from one bush.
Gold Rush F1
The famous hybrid of zucchini, reaching a length of up to 32 cm, weighing up to 200 g. The pulp is tasty, tender, juicy, sweet. This is a representative of the Dutch selection.
The plant is powerful, bushy, has a high yield. Seeds are sown in May. Suitable for outdoor cultivation. With 1 sq. m collect up to 12 kg of ripened fruit.
Early ripe hybrid bred by Czech breeders. Fruits ripen 40 days after emergence. The peel is golden green, the pulp is juicy, sweet. Zucchini consume even fresh.
A cylindrical vegetable reaches a length of up to 30 cm, a diameter of 4-6 cm. Seeds are sown in open ground at the end of May. With 1 sq. m collect up to 6 kg of fruit.
The hybrid that French breeders bred. Zucchini is small, 18 cm long, weighing no more than 200 g. The surface of the peel is smooth, the color is golden yellow, the shape is cylindrical. Seeds are planted in open ground in May. Harvested 40-45 days after emergence.
Bushes are small, compact. With 1 sq. m collect up to 12 kg of ripened squash.
Early ripening grade. Plants have a bushy shape. Fruits with a bright yellow skin, a cylindrical shape, with some narrowing to the peduncle. The mass of one vegetable is 0.7-1.4 kg. The pulp is tasty, juicy. Zucchini length - up to 20 cm.
It is permissible to plant a variety both by seeds and seedlings. Harvested in August-September. With 1 sq. m leaves from 5 to 12 kg of ripened fruit.
There are so many bush zucchini, which makes it difficult to list all the cultures. The following are the varieties that are considered the most popular among gardeners. The demand for such zucchini is due to the taste and high yield.
The plant does not branch, grows in the form of a large, big-leafed bush. This is a unique Dutch hybrid, attracting high productivity and increased resistance to many diseases. Early ripe vegetable marrow, ripening in 40-45 days after emergence of shoots.
Zucchini have a club-shaped or cylindrical shape, narrow, with a smooth surface and light ribbing. The peel is light green in color with white spots. The length of the zucchini reaches 20 cm, the mass is 550-700 g. From the bush, up to 17 kg of the crop is harvested. The fruit pulp is tender, tasty, pale green or light cream in color.
Bush early ripening variety, ripening 45-50 days after the appearance of the first seedlings. Gained popularity among gardeners due to the long-term storage of harvested fruits. It has good taste and the presence of nutrients in the composition.
Fruits are elongated, elliptical in shape, smooth with a smooth surface. The peel is thin, green. The pulp is white, juicy, with seeds. The length of one fruit is up to 16 cm. The fruits are universal, they are consumed in different types during the season. The plant itself is compact. Suitable for growing in open ground and greenhouses.
Mushroom zucchini grow on a variety of soils. Fruiting occurs 55-60 days after the appearance of the first seedlings. The duration of the harvest can be up to one and a half months after the removal of the first fruits.
A compact, highly branched bush on which flowers, and then fruits, are attached closer to the base. Zucchini have a cylindrical shape. The skin is dense, hard, yellowish. The pulp is juicy, dense, with seeds. The variety attracts excellent taste. The composition contains many minerals and vitamins.
Ripening and high-yielding variety ripening 40 days after the appearance of the first seedlings. Ripe zucchini reaches about 1 kg in weight.
The peel is white, the flesh is white with a yellowish tinge, juicy. This variety is especially popular for cooking and canning.
An early ripe hybrid of zucchini, which has a unique taste and attractive appearance. The fruits are cylindrical, with a smooth surface and green peel. The pulp is dense, white. The weight of one zucchini is 400-500 g. From the time of emergence of the shoots and until the fruits ripen, only 42 days pass.
Sowing is carried out in April, May. Zucchini Waterfall prefer light soils, where the predecessors were potatoes, onions, cabbage, and legumes. Care consists in loosening row-spacing, weeding, watering, and, if necessary, in top dressing. Watering is especially desirable during flowering and fruiting. With 1 sq. m collect 7-9 kg of zucchini.
Varieties of squash with soft skin
Occasionally, gardeners do not have to store zucchini for a long time, because they choose varieties with soft peels. Such zucchini are used immediately for cooking any dishes.
This is an early ripe variety of Dutch breeding. Fruits appear 5-6 weeks after emergence. Gardeners note a good presentation of vegetables, they have a flat surface, the correct cylindrical shape, the skin is light green in color.
The pulp is white and creamy, soft, juicy. The variety attracts increased resistance to various diseases.
A variety obtained by Italian breeders. This is an early ripe variety, the fruits are harvested 35-60 days after emergence. The fruits are small, for a long time retain delicate flesh and peel. The weight of one zucchini reaches 0.9-1.7 kg.
The variety is suitable for cultivation in open ground and a greenhouse. It is characterized by increased resistance to diseases of a humid climate - bacteriosis and powdery mildew.
You can meet varieties not only bush, but also climbing. They bring edible fruits, and the whips of plants are well used to decorate the territory near the house.
Ultra-early variety. It was not for nothing that it got its name, because its fruits actually reach enormous sizes up to 1 meter. The plant weaves long vines. The fruits are heavy, weigh from 6 to 10 kg.
The variety has great vitality, tolerates cold and damp. The variety is valued for its high keeping rates - fruits can be stored from one and a half to two years.
A variety of zucchini bred by Italian breeders. Climbing plant with 3-5 meter vines. Ripe fruits are slightly curved; they have a bulb-shaped bulge at the end. The peel is cream yellow. The pulp is fragrant, juicy and slightly crunchy.
The advantage of the variety is high yield, safety of appearance during transportation, long shelf life.
Varieties for growing in Siberia
There are varieties of zucchini specially bred for Siberia that are resistant to harsh climatic conditions. Below are the best of them.
Early ripening variety, not picky about the soil. It prefers soils where the precursors were onions, potatoes, cabbage, and legumes. Elongated squash can grow on any soil. Vegetables have a greenish peel, white flesh.
Fruits ripen 35 days after germination. In the future, productivity increases significantly. Harvest before the first frost. The advantage of this grade is a high rate of keeping quality, resistance to mechanical damage.
Zucchini of this variety is grown everywhere, except for areas of the far north. The bush is small. Fruits ripen on day 45 after emergence.
The fruits are elongated, elliptical in shape. The skin is pale, the flesh is white, dense. The variety tolerates transportation long distances, it is stored for a long time. It is best to grow zucchini in the open field.
Lagenaria is long-fruited
This is an early ripe variety of zucchini fruits can be harvested as early as 45-55 days after the appearance of the first shoots.
Zucchini with a thin, fragile pale green peel. The shape is elongated, cylindrical, surface with light ribbing. The weight of one zucchini reaches from 900 g to 1.7 kg. It is recommended for landing in the open ground. It requires regular watering, top dressing, loosening the earth and hilling.
Early ripening grade. Plants grow like a bush or weave, forming 1-2 lashes no more than 50 cm long. Zucchini has a cylindrical shape, a dark green peel with small dots. The mass of one zucchini reaches up to 1 kg. The pulp is soft, juicy. The fruits are harvested 39-43 days after the appearance of the first seedlings. With 1 sq. m collect 6-9 kg, under temporary film shelters, the indicator increases to 15 kg.
The variety has a high resistance to decay of fruits and relative cold resistance. Large ripe zucchini can be kept in a cool room until March.
A relatively young variety that appeared not so long ago, but won the sympathy of Siberian gardeners. The fruits ripen early - from the moment of sowing to full maturity 45-60 days pass.
The surface is ribbed. The peel is dark green in color, creamy flesh. The fruits are juicy and tender. The weight of one root crop reaches from 600 g to 1.3 kg.
Early ripening grade. Plants have a bushy shape. Fruits appear 36-44 days after emergence of seedlings.
Fruits are cylindrical in shape, slightly ribbed at the base, tasty. The peel is whitish-green, when the seeds ripen, it becomes white or yellow. The weight of one fruit is 0.7-1 kg. With 1 sq. m harvest about 7-10 kg of crop. The disadvantage of this variety is that it is not resistant enough to rotting fruits.
Early ripe Siberian grade of zucchini. Bushes are compact. It takes 45-55 days to fully ripen the fruit. Zucchini has a thin peel; small specks are located on the light green surface. Inside, the fruit is white, moderately juicy, but slightly sweet.
Ripe zucchini can lie until spring with proper storage. The variety is undemanding in care. It ripens well with minimal watering, but prefers moist soil. With 1 sq. m collect up to 7 kg of ripe zucchini.
An early ripe variety adapted to the harsh Siberian climate. It is characterized by high rates of endurance to subzero temperatures and diseases. Fruits in 45-60 days after sowing.
Varieties with excellent keeping quality
There are several varieties of zucchini, which, after harvesting, are stored for a long time and do not lose their taste and useful properties. Such varieties include those described below.
Early ripe hybrid, characterized by high productivity. The bush is compact. Zucchini elongated oval in shape, the skin is pale greenish with a dense network of white veins. The pulp is white, elastic. The first crop is harvested 30 days after emergence.
Almost not sick. Zucchini is suitable for processing for winter harvesting.
Hybrid, which is usually used for decorative purposes: decorate summer cottages and country houses. Rounded fruits are similar in appearance to a decorative pumpkin. The weight of one zucchini reaches 600 g.
The peel of interesting colors on the surface is an alternation of black, yellow, green and white stripes. The taste of the vegetable is pretty good. Suitable for stuffing, pickling and baking.
Early ripe and cold-resistant grade. Zucchini has a cylindrical shape, reaching a length of up to 18 cm. Vegetables after harvesting in the fall, are well stored until February, while their taste and marketability are not lost.
From one bush, 5-6 ripe fruits are harvested immediately.
An early ripe variety that begins to bear fruit 40 days after emergence. Bushes are compact. The fruits are cylindrical, elongated. The weight of one fetus reaches up to 1 kg.
The peel is smooth, black-green in color with small white spots. The peel is dense, medium thickness, which ensures long-term storage. The pulp is green, juicy. Seeds are sown in late May and early June after spring frosts. The fruits are aligned, attract cylindrical shape. Presentation is the main advantage of the variety. The skin is light green in color. The pulp is white, with moderate juiciness.
There are a lot of varieties of tender, juicy zucchini with excellent taste. All of them differ in external data, attract with significant dimensions and skin tone. Proper cultivation will ensure high yields, regardless of which variety has been selected.