A gem squash hybrid
• Early maturity
• Dark skin colour
• Short internodes
• High yield of uniform fruit
A Gem Squash hybrid.
Early maturing. Approximately 50 - 60 days to maturity for Baby Gems, and 70 - 80 days for mature fruit.
A vigorous and productive plant with short internodes. Shorter vines allow higher plant densities and easier management in early crop stages.
Round, dark green fruit with a small blossom end scar. Fruit are round from a very small size making STAR 8001 a very good choice for baby gem squash production.
High with the potential to set fruit at each node. Early maturity and suitability of small fruit for the baby market offer flexibility in marketing strategy.