please tell me what these are

gailwill(Zone 6 TN)July 30, 2014

My neighbor sent these home with my grandson and he told me she said they are zucchini. I know the orange and yellow ones are not but the green one is the biggest zucchini I have ever seen. What are they?

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davids10 z7a nv.

overgrown zucchini and an orange crookneck

    Bookmark   July 30, 2014 at 7:36PM
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ashita(10a)

Definitely an overgrown zucchini. We have something in the UK called marrows, which are basically the same. Personally I find them watery and tasteless, but lots of British people like them!

    Bookmark   July 30, 2014 at 10:32PM
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farmerdill

The green one is definitely an overage zucchini. The orange one is a ripe straightneck, the yellow one an overage straightneck.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2014 at 8:22AM
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gailwill(Zone 6 TN)

Thanks everyone. I thought they just looked like squash that had been left in the garden too long. Are they worth eating? I mean are they going to be tough or anything?

    Bookmark   July 31, 2014 at 4:06PM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Truthfully, it's over ripe squash like this that make people think they don't like summer squash. Personally, I don't eat them when they're so overgrown.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2014 at 4:23PM
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