early white bush and eight ball

cyumickey(Sunset 18)March 11, 2008

I'm interested in growing these two summer squashes this year. Is eight ball a bush plant? I recall reading that somewhere. Where would be the best place to get these seeds? I've checked out several places, but as I already have seeds for the other veggies I'm planning to grow this year, all I need are these. Any suggestions are much appreciated. Thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
cyumickey(Sunset 18)

One more thing, how big do these plants get?

thanks!

    Bookmark   March 11, 2008 at 7:59PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
farmerdilla

Both white scallops and Eight Ball zukes have about the same size plants. In really good soil maybe two feet high and 3 ft in diameter. Both are relatively popular cultivars. In this area most garden centers will have the the white bush scallop in bulk. A garden center with an extended seed display may have Eight Ball or its look alike Black Ball.

    Bookmark   March 13, 2008 at 8:04PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
cyumickey(Sunset 18)

Thanks! I've orderd the eight ball, but haven't ordered the white yet...I'm trying to find a place where I won't have to pay $4 shipping for a $2 pack of seeds...

Oh, do these 2 cross-pollinate easily? I will be planting them next to each other, so would I get white ball zucchinis or green scallops?

    Bookmark   March 14, 2008 at 7:41PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
farmerdilla

Only if you save seeds. They cross pollinate very readily, but it only shows up in the offspring.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2008 at 8:51PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
cyumickey(Sunset 18)

Thank you so much for your help!

    Bookmark   March 17, 2008 at 12:21PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
cyumickey(Sunset 18)

I can't contain my excitement...I found the early white scallop seeds yesterday at the grocery store! Sorry, had to share. Can I direct sow both of these now? It's been so hot here in so cal...

    Bookmark   April 16, 2008 at 12:14PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
New England Orange Hubbard Pumpkin
When a New England Blue Hubbard Squash is pollinated...
acorneti
Fresh -dried Ugu(Fluted Pumkin leaves,pods,and seeds available
I have ample supplies of ugu leaves and seeds for sale.Please...
cliff-brazil
Is There A Black Pumpkin?
I'll say up front I'm fairly sure the answer is "No,...
Edymnion
Lloyd-ellipsoid
It's hard to grow C. moschata in hardiness Zone 6,...
acorneti
Melon-gresskar 'Mandela'
Cucurbita maximelo "Nelson Mandela's Sun"...
acorneti
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™