Costata Romanesco Zucchini, Jaune et Verte Patty Pan (Y), Dark Star Zucchini (R); A light green zucchini, light green patty pan and dark green zucchini, all delicious. Start indoors in mid-April and transplant in May when danger of frost has passed, cover with floating row cover while the nights are still cool. Or direct seed when the weather is good. Plant every 3’ or 1 metre. Prefers rich soil, add compost when planting. Harvest often when young and tender.