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PlantFiles: Gourd
Cucurbita pepo 'Small Flat Striped'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Small Flat Striped
Additional cultivar information: (aka Broad Striped, White-striped Flat Fancy Gourd)
Registered or introduced: 1885

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Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Days to Maturity:
71 to 80 days

Mature Skin Color:
Striped
Multi-colored

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:
Vining

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Jul 9, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1 1/2 x 2 inch oblate fruit, green with white and yellow stripes. Available from Hollar. For decorative uses.



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