The harvest of zucchini directly depends on how well the pollination of flowers passed. In this case, the main pollinator is insects, which for a number of reasons may “unfairly” do their job and deprive the owner of the crop. You can avoid such troubles even at the stage of selecting seeds.
Thus, self-pollinated varieties of zucchini allow you to get a stable crop, regardless of the weather, the presence of insects and other factors. And breeders offer a wide range of such zucchini, which allows each gardener to find a vegetable to your taste. Popular self-pollinated varieties adapted to cultivation in open areas, as well as in greenhouses and greenhouses, are listed below.
Early ripening, self-pollinated varieties, which are successfully grown indoors in early spring, make it possible to get the first crop in May-June. If there is a heated greenhouse, the harvest can be obtained even earlier. If necessary, you can use a seedling method of growing. For such early crops, a gardener is presented below with the best varieties of self-pollinated zucchini.
This hybrid was bred by the Dutch selection. Its fruits ripen in 40-45 days after seed germination. The plant is successfully grown both in greenhouses and in open areas. The bush is compact, which allows you to have 4 plants per 1 m2 ground. The plant bears fruit for a long period, until late autumn. The yield of the variety reaches 9 kg / m2.
Fruits do not exceed 22 cm in length, their average weight is 320 g. The shape of the fruit is cylindrical, the color of the peel is light green, the flesh of the zucchini is white or with a slight greenish tinge. The taste of the vegetable is excellent: the pulp is juicy, tender, crunchy. However, due to the low sugar content, the manufacturer does not recommend it to be consumed fresh. At the same time, the vegetable is excellent for cooking culinary dishes and winter preparations.Important! A distinctive feature of the variety is the resistance of fruits to ripening.
See the example of growing self-pollinated Kavili F1 zucchini cullets on the following video:
Squash is parthenocarpic hybrid. It was bred in Holland, but is particularly popular in domestic latitudes, as it is capable of coping fruit abundantly even at low summer temperatures and adverse climatic conditions. The variety is early ripe, its fruits ripen already in 40-45 days after seed germination. The culture is resistant to many diseases, including those characteristic of the greenhouse environment with high humidity.
Iskander F1 is successfully grown in open and protected areas. It is recommended to sow zucchini seeds in April. Bushes are upright, compact, they are recommended to be placed on 4 pieces per 1 m2 ground. The variety is characterized by high yield up to 15.5 kg / m2.
Fruits have a light green color. Their skin is very thin, delicate. The length of the zucchini reaches 20 cm, the average weight of one fruit is about 500 g. The zucchini’s flesh is white or creamy, and is notable for its special tenderness and juiciness. See Iskander F1 zucchini varieties can be in the photo.
On the video you can see the rules of growing this variety, evaluate the yield, hear feedback from an experienced farmer:
This hybrid is also a representative of the Dutch selection. Self-pollinating the flowers of this plant allows you to get a rich harvest of up to 15 kg / m2 even under the most adverse weather conditions, as well as in the barrier environment for insects (greenhouses, greenhouses). The plant is compact, not very growing, so the recommended density of sowing seeds 3-4 pieces per 1 m2 ground. Fruits ripen for 40-45 days after germination. Zucchini is characterized by a particularly long fruiting period, until the end of September.
Zucchini varieties Parthenon F1 have a dark green color. Their shape is cylindrical, smooth, smooth. The flesh of the fruit is light green, juicy, dense, tasty. Zucchini is suitable not only for cooking culinary dishes, canning, but also for consumption in raw form. Vegetable suitable for long-term storage. The length of the fetus reaches 20-25 cm, weight about 300 g.
Hybrid Sukha F1 belongs to the category of ultra-fast, because it can please with its fruits after 35-40 days after the emergence of seedlings. Perfectly adapted for growing in open areas, as well as in greenhouses, greenhouses. It is recommended to sow seeds in May with a frequency of 3 bushes per 1 m2 ground. The plant is demanding for regular watering, loosening, weeding, feeding. In gratitude for proper care, the variety bears fruits up to 13 kg / m2.
Squashes small, up to 18 cm long, weighing up to 700 g, are painted in a light green color. On their surface there are small bright spots. The rind of the fruit is thin, smooth. The flesh of the vegetable is tender, dense. It contains a large amount of dry matter, so the grade does not have a special juiciness. Fruits can be stored for a long period of time after harvest. Photos of zucchini of this variety can be seen below.
Early ripe, self-pollinated hybrid. Its fruits ripen for 38-40 days after seed germination. It is possible to grow up culture both in an open ground, and in hotbeds. Adult plants are represented by compact bushes, which allows them to be placed in 4 pieces per 1 m.2 ground. The best time for sowing seed is May. The variety is characterized by friendly fruiting.
Zucchini has a light green color of the peel. Its shape is cylindrical, smooth. The flesh of the fruit is greenish, tender, medium density. Vegetable contains a large amount of dry matter and sugar, which makes it not too juicy, but suitable for use in raw form. The average weight of a zucchini reaches 350 gImportant! The yield of the variety is relatively small - up to 5 kg / m2.
The above are the best varieties of self-pollinated zucchini. They are perfectly adapted to the average climatic conditions and are able to produce a stable yield regardless of external factors. Some of them have record yields, and some are great for raw consumption. Varieties have an early ripening period, which allows to receive the first harvest in early summer.
There are not many self-pollinated zucchini. Unlike cucumbers, they are a relative novelty on the seed market, however, due to their high taste and unpretentiousness, they are popular with gardeners and have earned a lot of positive feedback from them.
Among the usual parthenocarpic varieties, there are such unique types of zucchini, which in addition to high yields and unpretentiousness to weather conditions attract attention with the unusual shape of a bush or fruit, coloring zucchini. These unique varieties include:
Atena Polka F1
Choosing seeds, involuntarily pay attention to these bright orange zucchini. They are self-pollinated and able to bear fruit abundantly even in the most meager weather conditions. The plant is a hybrid, adapted for cultivation in protected and open ground. It has resistance to many diseases.
It is recommended to sow the seeds of this variety in May, when the temperature of the earth is not below +100C. The ripening period of its fruit is approximately 50-55 days after seed germination. The bushes are small plants, which allows you to place 4 bushes per 1 m2 land. Some gardeners prefer to sow 2-3 seeds in one well immediately, and after germination weaker plants are removed.
The advantage of a grade, undoubtedly, is not only bright coloring of a fruit, but also excellent tastes of pulp. It is creamy, juicy, tender and very sweet. Use it mostly fresh, but it is suitable for canning. Fruit sizes are small: length up to 20 cm. Variety yield reaches 11 kg / m2.Important! Orange zucchini contains a large amount of carotene and other trace elements useful for the human body.
This hybrid got its name due to the intricate shape of the bush, which can be seen in the photo below. Compact plant does not take up much space, it can be grown in open ground or in greenhouses. A self-pollinated variety is considered super-early, its fruits ripen 35 days from the day of sowing the seed. Medusa F1 has a high yield of up to 9 kg / m2.
Squashes of this class are club-shaped, smooth, painted a light green color. Their flesh is also with a greenish tinge, dense, sweetish. The peel is thin, delicate, not coarse when ripe fruit. Vegetable contains almost no seed chamber. The average length of the zucchini is 25 cm, weight reaches 800 g.Important! Mature zucchini of this variety can be stored for a long period of time, until the onset of the new season.
Squash tree F1
Squashes on the tree - for someone fantasy, but for someone the real culture in the garden. The self-pollinated hybrid "Zucchini tree F1" is a bushy plant, the length of which is 4-5 meters. Long lashes have such power that they are able to curl over supports, which are often trees. In this zucchini successfully held until full maturity.
Culture unpretentious care, resistant to temperature extremes and drought. Squash has almost no barren flowers and abundant fruit. The variety is early, its fruits ripen on average 70 days after seed germination. In general, the culture bears fruit until late autumn.
The vegetable is small, up to 14 cm long, painted in a light green color. His skin is thin, does not stiffen as the fruit ripens. Tastes pulp good. Squashes are suitable for cooking culinary dishes.
The choice of self-pollinated varieties of zucchini, is already the key to a good harvest. However, with the observance of the rules of growing a crop, the yield and taste of any variety can be significantly improved. Learn more about the cultivation of zucchini can be in the video: