An Italian heirloom summer squash. Compact and easy to grow, produces plenty of zucchini all season long with beautiful striping. Delicious sliced and served fresh, fried, steamed or simmered.
Striped green and yellow fruits with that can get quite large if allowed, but are often tastier when picked young. Squash is best picked at immature stage of 6-8 inches long. The larger fruits are good for grating and for use in baking to make zucchini bread or cake. This squash freezes well.