Popular varieties and hybrids of zucchini


Probably, there is not one summer resident in our country who did not grow zucchini on his plot. This plant is very popular among gardeners, as it brings early and abundant crops and is not whimsical in care. In addition, if you select a variety or a hybrid of the zucchini, fully adapted to growing in your climate zone, the yield will increase from year to year.

New varieties and hybrids zucchini

Gardeners involved in growing vegetables every season know how intensively breeders work on the development of new hybrids. Every year on the counters of stores and markets appear varieties with higher yields, with better taste and high resistance to diseases.

The last seasons have pleased gardeners with new early ripening hybrids of zucchini. These plants belong to the bush, and therefore can be placed in the garden or greenhouse more compactly, but the yield of each new hybrid increased several times. On average, each variety gives from a bush up to 10 kg of zucchini. Moreover, such results today can be achieved even when growing seedlings in open ground on any soil.

Attention! Harvest in a timely manner, overgrown zucchini is not always suitable for cooking and canning and can not be stored for a long time.

Much attention is paid to breeders and taste zucchini. Today's hybrids have a delicate taste, and the skin is so smooth and thin that you can not even peel a zucchini before use.

Best early ripe varieties and hybrids

Cultivation of early ripe squash is always a pleasure for the gardener. The best hybrids bred for greenhouses, greenhouses and open ground grow literally before our eyes. Choosing a suitable, healthy variety can be observed as the fruit per day increases in growth to 5-7 cm.

Early hybrids are exceptionally good for central Russia, the Urals and Siberia, where spring is late, cold and rainy. Squashes in this area are grown in greenhouses or in open areas by the second stage (after early cucumbers or greens).

Iskander F1

Self-cured hybrid with early ripening. Fruits appear on the bush already on the 35-40th day after the first shoot. For early harvests, it is better to grow Iskander in greenhouses and greenhouses. The length of one mature fruit can reach 15 cm, and the average weight up to 250-300 grams. This is one of the few hybrids that do not lose their presentation and taste, even if they stop.

Aral F1

Early self-pollinating hybrid. A plant in the form of a bush without long lashes. Vegetation starts at 40-45 days from the sowing of the seed. The fruits have the correct form, but when they grow, they look like pears. Breeders brought Aral F1, fully adapting it to the cold climate of the Northern regions of Russia. It is also well resistant to high humidity, without characteristic root and fruit rotting for other varieties. Productivity even in rainy summer does not decrease. Features of cultivation of the hybrid Aral - it must be fed regularly. The average length of the ripened fruit is 15-17 cm.


Beautiful early ripe productive zucchini variety. The skin is thin, has a dark green color with light green inclusions. Vegetation starts at 40-45 days after seed spitting. Tsukesha is resistant to cooling in the air and on the soil, therefore, tolerates early planting of seedlings in open ground.

In addition, the fruit perfectly tolerate long-term storage and transportation, without losing its presentation and taste. Distinctive features of the variety - high yield with regular feeding of the zucchini with mineral fertilizers. The length of the fruit during ripening reaches 15-17 cm, 10-12 kg of vegetables are removed from one bush.

Aliya F1

Self-pollinating hybrid, bearing fruit on the 45th day after planting seeds. Fruits are light green, even, small. During the period of ripening, one squash grows to a size of 12-15 cm, with an average weight of 150-200 g. Aliya is ideal for preserving early harvests. With all the rules of plant care and regular watering, the hybrid gives a high yield. Up to 10 kg of fruits are removed from one bush. Distinctive features of the fruit - resistance to strong winds, heavy rain and hail, when landing zucchini in open ground. The stem and leaf are quickly restored, well tolerate the invasion of pests, peronosporoz, powdery mildew, root rot.


Early-ripe variety with a long growing season and abundant sustainable yields. The first fruits are collected on the 40th day after planting the planting material. Zucchini has a regular cylindrical shape, dense, rounded, but rarely grows longer than 15-17 cm in length. A distinctive feature of the variety is that when it grows, the squash becomes like a pear and is covered with dense ribs. The plant is resistant to fungal diseases, sudden temperature changes. It gives great yields in greenhouses and greenhouses.

Ardendo 174

Early hybrids with dense, medium-sized fruits, perfectly suitable for canning. Vegetation starts at 40-45 days after seed spitting. The fruits are light, thin, during ripening the size does not exceed 12-14 cm, and the weight is 150-200 g. Up to 8-10 kg of zucchini are harvested from one bush during the yield period.

Kawili F1

Early ripe hybrid with a growing season of up to two months. Fruits appear on the bush on the 35-40th day after planting seeds in the ground. Zucchini flat cylindrical shape, light green. A distinctive feature of the cultivation is regular plant nutrition and pollination of seedlings.

Decoration of your garden

Real gardeners are people who do their best not only to have a lot of harvest. They work hard at their sites, trying to get exotic and beautiful fruits.

Here are just a few varieties and hybrids of zucchini, which grow you get a real aesthetic pleasure:

Orange Miracle, Gold and Gold

Here are three varieties that can be a bright and unforgettable decoration of any vegetable garden. The peel is colored bright orange, all fruits have an elongated shape. The length of one zucchini in the period of full maturity reaches 12-15 cm, and the flesh is juicy and pleasant to taste.

Sailor and Astoria

Two hybrids from zucchini variety. Sailor surprisingly beautiful zucchini elongated shape. It has a dark green skin with bright longitudinal stripes. Astoria - dark green color, the skin is smooth and shiny. These are two more hybrids worthy of the attention of those who like to diversify the color scheme of their site.


Round squash, resembling in appearance a small and unripe watermelon. The skin is dense, dark green. During the period of full maturity, one such squash can weigh up to 3 kilograms. Two or three fruits is enough to preserve a good batch of squash caviar for the winter. The skin of the fruit is dense and ribbed, which makes it possible to harvest fresh crop. Observing proper storage conditions, botsman variety squash can be kept until the next harvest.


Unique early ripe fruit. The vegetation period begins on the 35-40th day after the seed has been pricked. The weight of one zucchini during the ripening period reaches 0.8-1.2 kg. The fruits have a flat oval shape, the skin is white, smooth and shiny. The flesh is of medium density, slightly sweet to the taste. The appearance of the crop in the garden is very beautiful. From one node can grow up to 4-5 ripe vegetables. The variety is great for cooking, caviar, stuffing and canning.


A round-shaped hybrid with pronounced stripes on a light green skin. Zucchini got its name due to longitudinal ribs. The grade belongs to high-yielding. The fruits are small, ideal for stuffing. Up to 5 fruits are formed in one node, and they develop and ripen almost simultaneously.

Domestic selection every season develops and introduces new varieties and hybrids of zucchini, to give pleasure to summer residents both by the cultivation process itself and by an aesthetically beautiful and unusual look. When choosing planting material for growing, pay attention to the instructions on the package. Some hybrids require some maintenance, watering and feeding.

Features of growing bush hybrids

Spray hybrids are visually significantly different from ordinary varieties, but this does not affect the yield of plants. Seeds of bush hybrids can be planted for seedlings both in greenhouse conditions and in open ground. Bush hybrids of zucchini are characterized by high yields and resistance to possible spring cooling, so they feel very good in summer cottages and kitchen gardens in central Russia and Siberia.

However, with all the compactness and convenience of growing these varieties, gardeners should understand that if the seedlings are planted too close to each other, this may affect the productivity of zucchini. Each cluster hybrid has its own planting scheme described in the instructions, but experienced gardeners recommend placing the plant so that one bush takes about 1m2. Such an area is necessary for the plant for the root system, which grows wide in the zucchini rather than deeper. Proper watering and compliance with all norms of cultivation will give you the opportunity to get large and friendly harvests.

Important! If you are engaged in growing zucchini for the first time - be sure to remember that this is a thermophilic plant that grows well with natural light and regular watering.

Seedlings or seeds of bush hybrids are not recommended to be planted in acidic soils, although many varieties are bred for any soil and soil. The fact is that zucchini, being in an acidic or slightly alkaline environment, becomes bitter. He also loses his taste with insufficient watering.

Almost all planting material prepared by breeders is pretreated and does not require disinfection and hardening. But those gardeners who have been growing zucchini for years not for the first year, still recommend keeping the seeds in a weak solution of potassium permanganate before sowing.

In the open ground, seedlings of bush hybrids are planted after the appearance of 3-4 leaves on it. Immediately before planting, the soil must be fertilized with organic and mineral fertilizers.

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