Variety: 8 Ball Squash

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  • 3418 zucchini, round

Variety Overview

Eight ball squash is a hybrid variety of zucchini. It's round, ranging from quite small to softball-sized, and has striated dark green skin with cream-colored flesh that tastes like nutty Italian zucchini. 

Characteristics

  • Squash, Summer
  • Cooking Vegetables
  • Round squash with smooth, shiny dark green skin with white striations

  • Cream-colored, firm, tender flesh

  • Nutty and sweet when smaller, similar to Italian zucchini; can be slightly bitter or more woody when larger

  • Ranges from about an inch in diameter to the size of a softball

  • Dark green with lighter green or white striations

  • Round

  • Yes
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  • Nearly seedless

  • Year-round, peaking in late spring and summer

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