Grey zucchini also known as Mexican Grey squash, Middle Eastern squash or Lebanese squash, is a summer squash with pale green skin with flecks of light green-grey color. The fruits are cylindrical tapered shape growing 6-8” long. It is a semi-spiny bush plant with heavy early yields. Flesh is firm and mild tasting.
- Warm season annual
- Approx. 22-24 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- Maturity: Approx. 55-65 days
- Planting season: Late spring/early summer
For quantities greater than 500 lbs, or for special requests such as seed treatment, ask us for a price quote on this variety.
Cultivation: Squash prefers warm ambient temperatures and warm soil temperatures (minimum 70F). Prepare fertile, well drain soil. Sow seeds in late spring/early summer after last frost in a warm, sunny location. Hill planting: Form soil into a 1-ft. diameter mound 3-4" tall. Space mounds 3-4' apart. On each mound plant 1-2 seeds. Row planting: See spacing info in chart. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Add to soups, salad, roast, bake, and fried.