Cucurbitaceae family. Fruiting vegetable.
Vegetable elongated shape, but can also be spherical. Its ideal size is from fourteen to twenty inches, but can reach forty. Its around 200 and 300 grams.
The skin color is variable. It may be yellow, light green, dark or even black. Some varieties have gray dots. Their meat is always white.
Summer is a vegetable, that although we can acquire throughout the year, the tastiest specimens collected between July and September.
When choosing them, it is best to be firm to the touch, compact, small or medium, without skin blemishes and heavy for their size.
Zucchini can be stored in the refrigerator in good condition for about two weeks.