(54 days. F1 Hybrid) Precocious, distinctive slender fruits are yellow with faint white stripes and light green blossom ends. Harvest young at 4-6″ for unusually delicious nutty taste and firm texture. Big, open plant is high yielding. Under certain stressful situations, such as hot weather, Zephyr can show some variability in the amount of green at the ends of the fruits. In addition, sometimes the first one or two fruits produced will be yellow with green stripes.