This disease-resistant variety produces early and often. Plants yield lots of medium green fruit with lighter-colored flecks. Plants grow well in many areas of the country, and will produce throughout the season if fruit is harvested regularly. Pick when fruit is between 7 and 8 inches long. Intermediate resistance to powdery mildew, cucumber mosaic virus, zucchini yellow mosaic virus, and watermelon mosaic virus.
This variety only available during peak planting season in Arizona, California, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia, and Washington.
Organic varieties are only available at retailers.
- Light Full sun
- Fruit size 7 to 8 inches long
- Matures 42-44 days after planting
- Plant spacing 24 to 36 inches apart
- Plant size 20 inches tall
Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available in your local area, due to different variables in certain regions. Also, if any variety is a limited, regional variety it will be noted on the pertinent variety page.
- Calories: 29
- Carbohydrates: 7g
- Dietary fiber: 3g
- Sugars: 3g
- Protein: 1g
- Vitamin A: 40% DV
- Vitamin C: 14%
- Vitamin K: 9%
- Folate: 8%
- Manganese: 16%
- Potassium: 13%
- Magnesium: 10%
- Copper: 8%
This popular garden vegetable has a good combination of nutrients, including vitamins A, C, and K, folate, manganese, and potassium – all important for heart health. Most of these nutrients reside in the skin and the darker the zucchini, the more nutrients, especially beta-carotene and minerals. Like all summer squashes, zucchini are very low in calories and high in water content. Try some squash just lightly steamed rather than fried or in casseroles; you’ll enjoy the maximum of nutrients and retain the low calorie count.
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