A variety of summer squash with a dark green skin covering an off-white flesh. The cylindrical variety is much like a cucumber in size and shape. Typically harvested before they reach a foot in length, Zucchini Squash begin to lose their tenderness and flavor as they increase in size thus, the smaller, younger zucchini that are more desirable. In addition to the long slender Zucchini, another variety that is popular is the small ball-shaped Zucchini Squash that are harvested when they reach the size of a baseball or smaller. This round variety, sometimes referred to as Eight Ball Zucchini, Round Zucchini or Globe Squash, it's an enjoyable when hollowed out and cooked with a meat or rice stuffing.
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