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Round Zucchini Squash

Round Zucchini

Round Zucchini

Round Zucchini

Round Zucchini

This spherical summer squash tastes exactly like regular zucchini, but with a more fun shape. Use them like peppers to stuff with cheese and other savories, or remove the top, spoon out the insides, and use as a healthier version of a bread bowl.

Sun Exposure

  • full sun (six to eight hours)

Soil pH

  • 6.0 to 6.5

Hardiness Zones

  • 3 to 10


  • 18 inches apart
  • space rows 4 feet apart


  • 1 inch per week


  • Tastes best when softball-sized
  • Has grapefruit-like shape
  • Comes in dark green, light green, and yellow colors

Have you ever grown round zucchini? Please tell us about your experiences with this zucchini alternative.


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