YELLOW BALL

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A novelty for specialty zucchini production, YELLOW BALL produces attractive small round fruits that would be of interest for growers supplying to high value markets that are seeking a novel product of quality and a taste experience. YELLOW BALL has a strong bush with an upright and open habit assuring multiple harvests and easy picking. Edible 35-40 days after sowing, the fruit should be harvested when young for best eating.

Variety Features

Yellow fruit colour
Round fruit shape
Good vigour and open plant habit

Agronomic Considerations

A hybrid variety
Care is required when handling the fruit due to marking showing up more clearly on the yellow skin
Most squash growers have at some stage experienced problems with greening or spotting in yellow scallopini or zucchini varieties. There are two main reasons - heat stress and virus. For more information contact your SPS rep for a detailed fact sheet on this common problem. It is recommended growers maintain a high level of insect control

Disease Resistances

Intermediate Resistance: ZYMV/WMV

Market Segment

Specialty product for niche markets

Harvest Period

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Pack Sizes

1M