Zucchini is sometimes called a courgette it is a summer squash. The Zucchini can grow to a meter in length but for commercial consumption it usually is harvested at around 20cm. Along with certain other squashes and Zucchini can be dark or light green. There is also a hybrid zucchini, “the golden zucchini”, is a deep yellow or orange colour.
In a culinary commercial world zucchini is a vegetable, however, zucchini is a fruit, being the swollen ovary of the zucchini flower. Zucchini.