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Zucchini Fordhook Squash (20 seeds) (SSQ139) $2.75

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Zucchini Fordhook Squash

         
 
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57 days. Classic, cylindrical, dark-green straight to slightly curved zucchinis. Tender, creamywhite flesh freezes well. Vigorous and productive bush plants.
 
Zucchini Fordhook Squash
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 23
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 4.5

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Globalmargaret
Location:
hortonville, WI, United States
Date:
September 16, 2019
          5.0
 
Polite and respectful
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Ripened one at a time!

What are the cons? Ripened one at a time?

Review:

This zuchinni is much more polite than others I have planted in the past. It did not try to sprawl out beyond its indended space and overtake the neighborhood. It did not produce 8 million fruit all which ripened on the same day, for that I am grateful and will absolutely plant again. I do have a salsa recipe which requires 24 cups of finely diced zuchinni and this plant made gathering that much a bit of a challenge. But other than that, highly reccomend. I grew it in full sun and covered the area with grass clippings so I wouldn't have to weed. I got probably 15 zuchinni that were about 8-10 inches long over a 60 day span which was perfect for our family to eat as they got ripe without feeling like I was forcing it on anyone. the 8" size also fit perfectly in my veggie spiralizer for making noodles which was a great surprise.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
katbrows
Location:
Sacramento, CA, United States
Date:
August 13, 2019
          5.0
 
Great growth habit
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to harvest!

What are the cons? None

Review:

I can't tell the difference between this and another zucchini in terms of taste, but I LOVE HOW IT GROWS. Plenty of space between the leaves so you can easily look down and see the zucchinis growing and pick them before they become giant monsters.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Urban Gardener
Location:
Concord, CA, United States
Date:
August 8, 2019
          5.0
 
Very nice zucchini variety
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Flavor, easy growing

What are the cons? none

Review:

Excellent variety - great taste, had no diseases, multiple fruits on one plant, very easy to grow. Plant stopped producing when temperature was over 100 degrees for few days, but after that went back to normal. Need to be watered every day in zone 9. Saved seeds for next season!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Chuckers
Location:
Altoona PA, PA, United States
Date:
July 22, 2019
          5.0
 
PROLIFIC
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Prolific and healthy plants

What are the cons? Plants are HUUUUUUGE

Review:

I've gown this var before from another seed co.& it's my favorite. But this year I bought from Baker Creek. I planted 7 Fordhook Zucs (started indoors), These have been more prolific this year for me. Been harvesting Zucs for 3 weeks now. I harvest @ 7-9 inches. So far I've gotten 62 zucs from 7 plants! At the size I pick them, they avg about 0.8lb/zuc which is a total of 49.5lbs, & I have plenty more coming! In my area, the store sells them for 1.79/lb this time of year - that's almost $89 worth of zucs, more if you figure farmer's market prices. I planted so many because last year was a bad year for Zucs for me & because I dug a new 300 sq ft garden (in-ground, not raised bed) which I didn't plan for so I had to fill some space. All 7 zucs went in the new garden. Planted in loosened native soil with organic granular fert & compost in the hole. What's strange, though, is that I have not found Squash Bugs or eggs, usually they are here by now. No complaints, just strange.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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Nickname:
M Neel
Location:
Manchester, TN, United States
Date:
June 10, 2019
          5.0
 
Huge plants and fruits
Easy to Grow 3.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Produce quickly

What are the cons? Takes up a lot of space

Review:

I grow this variety for earlier zucchini than rampicante will provide. They produce quickly and abundantly, but the plants are huge. I always start 2 seeds in a 4 inch pot and transplant them as soon as possible after the last frost. I do not thin. The result is a huge bush type squash that is 5 feet in diameter. The fruits themselves can hide under leaves and get quite large, but they are still tender and sweet. The plants begin to wither about the time rampicante is coming into its own allowing me to remove them and plant something - many somethings - in their place.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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