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Lagenaria siceraria 'Da Pergola'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lagenaria (lag-en-AR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: siceraria (sy-ker-AR-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Da Pergola

Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

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

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

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)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive greenhouse_gal On Sep 14, 2013, greenhouse_gal from Southern NJ
United States (Zone 7a) wrote:

Very prolific and not bothered by squash borers or, apparently, squash bugs. I was surprised that the fruit are fuzzy; it doesn't mention that anywhere. But you can easily wipe off the fuzz with a textured kitchen scourer.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Port Elizabeth, New Jersey



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