Vegetable Production Guide

Cucurbits
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CUCURBITS (CUCUMBER, MELONS, PUMPKIN, SQUASH, ZUCCHINI) Varieties

This section was updated - 25 June 2012

Cucumber

Slicing: Dasher II, Turbo, Marketmore 76, Daytona, Stonewall.

Pickling: Pioneer, Calypso, Jackson Supreme, Sassy.

Muskmelon

Athena, Aphrodite, Fastbreak.

Pumpkin

Halloween (Orange): Howden, Spirit, Howden Biggie, Magic Lantern, Sorceror, Magician, Gladiator.

White: Lumina, Cotton Candy, Spartan.

Red: Rouge Vif d’Etampes (trial).

Miniature: Jack-Be-Little*, Sweetie Pie, Baby Boo (white), Wee-B-Little, Lil’Pumpkemon (striped), Apprentice, Mystic Plus.

*Not edible.

Hard Shell: Cannonball, Ironman, Lil’Ironsides.

Squash

Summer: Zucchini

Medium green - Ambassador, Zucchini Elite.

Dark green - Raven, Noche, Blackjack.

Yellow - Goldrush, Golden Dawn III, Golden Delight.

 

Winter: Butternut, Buttercup, Hubbards (Blue, Golden and Green), Table Ace (Acorn), Taybelle (Acorn), Royal Ace (Acorn), Spaghetti squash.

Miniature (Baby) Squash (harvested immature):

Sunny Delight, Peter Pan, Sunburst.

Watermelon

Sugar Baby, Yellow Baby, Sweet Favourite.

See your seed dealer for the most recent variety recommendations.

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