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Producing high quality fruits of a vivid yellow, SOLEIL is a good choice for producers of yellow zucchini who prefer quality and an attractive presentation. With a strong plant and good mildew tolerance under cool and wet conditions, SOLEIL can be grown for main and late season production. Also suitable for greenhouse production, the fruits of SOLEIL are very uniform with a symmetrical fruit shape and good shelf life.

Variety Features

Yellow fruit colour
Cylindrical fruit shape
Strong 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: Px

Market Segment

Specialty product for niche markets

Harvest Period

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

Pack Sizes

1M, 3M, 25M