General Information: ephyr is a hybrid straightneck summer squash. Its unique identifying characteristic is that 2/3 of the squash is yellow, and the remaining 1/3 is green. The green portion is at the blossom end of the plant. If you look closely, there are faint white stripes running the length of the squash. Zephyr is known for its mild nutty flavor.
Developed by Johnny's Seeds Company in the United States from a cross between yellow crookneck squash and a squash that was created from a cross between delicata and yellow acorn squash.