Growing Yellow Zucchini
Yellow zucchini comes in many varieties. The hue of the peel varies from light yellow to saturated orange, but there are differences in taste. Zucchini crops are unpretentious to care for, which greatly facilitates the cultivation process.
Growing Yellow Zucchini
High yielding varieties
Zucchini is often grown for the purpose of further conservation. High-yielding varieties are best suited for harvesting for the winter - they make delicious salads or caviar.
At the same time, the abundance of the harvest will allow you to cook many different dishes for the whole winter.
According to the description, Zolotinka matures in just 40 days from the moment of planting material landing.
Seeds germinate quickly, so this crop is not only high-yielding, but also early.
The variety is suitable for outdoor cultivation. Its feature is that it is resistant to a large number of various diseases and parasites. If you provide high-quality and complete care, then the yield will be about 25 kg / m².
The bushes are compact, the leaves are dark green, there are few of them, so the sun's rays penetrate better into their inner part. Landing is carried out in May, when the soil warms up.
For simultaneous ripening, no more than 3 plants per m² should be planted.
- Yellow zucchini elongated;
- average weight - 1 kg;
- the surface of the peel may be ribbed or smooth;
- hard flesh.
This variety must be grown with seedlings. They are very demanding care and need abundant dressing and watering. Bushes are large. Leaves are green, with small yellow tips.
The pulp is juicy, it does not contain large fibers.
Zucchini is ideal for fresh storage. Under the right conditions, it can be stored for about 5-6 months.
Fruits grow more than a meter in length
The fruits are different from other high-yielding crops.
- Peel color - orange;
- Average length 1.2 m;
- Weight not less than 25 kg.
Such large varieties ripen for a long time. The growing season lasts about 120 days from the moment of planting the seeds in open ground.
The variety is characterized by early ripening: it needs only 50 days from the moment of seed planting in open soil.
It is necessary to plant no more than 4 plants per m². This significantly increases the yield.
Due to the fact that the Anchor is resistant to insufficient moisture and cold, yield indicators are 15-18 kg / m².
If you plant in April, then the harvest lasts until September.
The bush is compact. Stems and leaves are represented in small quantities.
The zucchini itself is yellow and large (up to 1 kg). The shape is cylindrical.
The peel is thin and smooth. The main difference of this culture is that the pulp contains a high concentration of solids.
The most delicious varieties
There are varieties of yellow zucchini, which are characterized by amazing taste.
If you eat fruits in their raw form, it will turn out to saturate the body with a large number of vitamins and minerals.
The most common varieties suitable for fresh consumption are Gold rush, Goldline and Sunlight.
Gold rush f1
Gold Rush has a good taste
This variety is considered the most famous among fans of fresh yellow zucchini. The pulp is juicy and has a sweetish flavor.
It is customary to grow this culture in the open ground. Planting is carried out in early May with the help of seeds (per m² no more than 4).
Yields are average, only 10 kg / m².
Bushes have large dimensions. Leaves of a saturated green shade, oblong form. The stems are strong and do not break under the influence of wind or mechanical damage.
The fruits of Gold rush f1 are quite large. In length, they grow up to 30 cm, and their weight does not exceed 900 g.
Variety Goldline f1 refers to a product of Czech selection. Ripens in just 45 days from the moment of planting seeds in open ground.
Due to the rich sweet taste, the fruits are ideal for fresh consumption.
Productivity average: about 9 kg / m²
- The bushes are medium sized with large green leaves.
- Zucchini has a golden thin peel. The length of the fruit is about 30 cm, and the weight is 700-800 g.
The hybrid Sunlight variety is a yellow-fruited selection from France.
This hybrid matures within 50 days of planting. Resistant to diseases and parasites. Due to the compactness of the bushes, up to 7 plants per m² can be planted.
The pulp is juicy, sweet, has surprisingly delicate tastes. The composition of the fruits contains the most carotene (compared to other varieties), so they are considered one of the most useful.
Fruits have a rich golden hue. The shape is cylindrical. There is no seed chamber.
Zucchini can be fancy
There are yellow varieties that differ from their counterparts not only in taste or crop level, but in their unusual appearance.
The difference in the appearance of the fetus can be both in shape and in the saturation of the shade.
If you want to surprise others with your harvest, give preference to such species as: Banana, Spaghetti, Orange, Pineapple and Golden Scallop.
An unusual yellow fruit squash called Banana is pleasant and sweet in taste.
He has large bushes, some whips can reach 1.5 m in length, so planting should be rare (no more than 1 bush per m²).
If you ignore this condition, the lashes of bushes will intertwine and violate each other's structure. As a result, productivity will drop significantly.
It is necessary to plant a crop in May, and the time for its maturation is 80-90 days from the moment of planting the seeds.
- The length of the fruit is 70 cm. Weight is about 800 g.
- The peel is rich golden hue, with a smooth surface.
- The seed chamber is absent until the plant is fully ripe.
A distinctive feature of these zucchini is that the seeds are distributed unevenly. Moreover, they are collected at the bottom.
Most pulp does not contain seeds at all.
It is better to grow in the open field. In order not to thicken the landing, on 1 sq.m. About 4 plants are planted. Harvesting is possible after 50 days.
The fruits have a pleasant and sweet taste, they have an unusual aroma. They are usually used for salads and preserves.
- Fruits of an unusual form - remind a pear. It is 23 cm long and weighs about 500 g.
- The bushes are quite large. Large leaves are light green in color.
- The peel is yellow. She is thin and plastic.
Need to grow in open ground. To speed up the ripening process (usually it is 100 days from the moment of planting), give preference to the seedling method. Landing is carried out in late April.
The pulp is juicy, tastes good. The disadvantage of this culture is considered only the excessive density of the peel, so it is recommended to remove it before eating the fetus.
The internal contents of the fetus may surprise
The yellow-fruited zucchini called Spaghetti looks no different from the others, but their interior may surprise.
The pulp resembles spaghetti pasta, so cooks use this variety to create the most unusual dishes.
Bushes are powerful, overall. Green leaves, large.
A variety of zucchini is considered early. She only needs 45 days from the moment of planting in open ground to mature. Productivity indicators - about 10 kg / m².
The taste of the pulp is sweet, with a slight acidity. You can eat fruits, both fresh and canned.
This culture differs from the rest in the unusual shape of the fruit: they are even and round, up to 20 cm in diameter.
The bushes are small, so you can plant 5 bushes per 1 sq.m.
The peel is yellowish, ribbed, a bit like an orange peel.
It is believed that Pineapple is the best option for harvesting.
Zucchini can be marinated in such a way that it will not differ in taste from canned pineapples. There is a crunch in the pulp, which makes it even more attractive.
The crop matures in 40 days from the moment of planting. You can collect up to 10 kg / m².
- Fruits are bright yellow:
- Bushes are small, finely branched:
- The peel is thin, soft.
Ripens from only 60 days from the moment of planting. The bushes are small, with small dark green leaves.
The pulp is sweet and juicy. It is best to eat fruits whose age has not exceeded 7 days since ripening - they are more pleasant to taste.
The main feature of this culture is its form, which looks like a comb of a rooster.
The fruits are huge, reaching a weight of 1.5 kg. The peel is rich golden hue, with small bumpy patches.
In our regions, growing zucchini is common. Some plant them on their sites to feed livestock, but there are those who prefer to grow high-yielding and unusual varieties to attract the attention of others - then the above varieties will suit them.
They are characterized by pleasant taste, so they prefer to use them for harvesting during the winter.