Zucchini 'Eight Ball'
Cucurbita pepo var. cylindrica
'Eight Ball' is a Zucchini variety in the Cucurbita genus with a scientific name of Cucurbita pepo var. cylindrica. Eight Ball is a patented hybrid variety.
AAS winner in 1999. This is an improved (hybridized) version of a round dark green zucchini variety.
Characteristics: hybrid summer squash; dark green color, round, 2-3" diameter; compact open bush plant spread about 3 feet wide and two feet tall; high yield; very early, 5-7 weeks depending on growing conditions
Even gardeners with limited space can grow these plants.
Italy is believed to be where Eight Ball originates from.
Eight Ball Zucchini is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Zucchini 'Eight Ball'
Growing Eight Ball from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Eight Ball about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Eight Ball
By our calculations, you should look at planting out Eight Ball about 14 days after your last frost date.
Harvesting Eight Ball
Zucchini 'Eight Ball' information
How long does Eight Ball take to grow?
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When should I sow Eight Ball?
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Scoop out the inside and use the squash as a bowl for serving salads or dips.
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