Zucchini is the most popular type of summer squash. And for good reason- it is easy to grow, producing a generous crop of delicately flavored fruits all season long. The fruit is delicious when baked, boiled, fried, steamed, or raw, and when used in a variety of recipes. Zucchini can be frozen. Care: Keep soil moist and feed monthly. Don't worry when first blossoms fail to set fruit. Outstanding summer vegetable, easy to grow, very prolific. Produces straight, slender dark green fruit. Matures in 45 days.