Organic zucchini with strong disease resistance.
Open plants with low spines provide easy harvests of dark-green, straight zucchinis. High yields and good fruit set, even in variable conditions. Desert's fruits are slightly straighter and more flecked, and plants have added CMV resistance. Intermediate resistance to cucumber mosaic virus, powdery mildew, papaya ringspot virus, watermelon mosaic virus, and zucchini yellow mosaic virus.
Fertile, well-drained soil with a pH of 5.8–6.8 is best. Poor fruit development may indicate insufficient pollination.