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North Carolina Zucchini

North Carolina ZucchiniZucchini is known in Europe as courgettes. This squash family member is best when picked very young. Bushes are quite prolific and the plant is ideal for containers. The shape is elongated and both green and yellow varieties are available. Young zucchini is excellent in salads while older varieties are better cooked.

North Carolina Zucchini Growers/Shipper List

Cooling/Storage Requirements of North Carolina Zucchini

Suitable Cooling Method(s)

Room Cooling

Optimum Temp ºF


Freezing Temp ºF


Normal Storage Life

2 weeks

Nick Augostini, Marketing Specialist
North Carolina Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services
202 Cunningham Road
Kinston, NC 28501
(252) 527-7125