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PlantFiles: Summer Squash Zucchini
Cucurbita pepo 'Soleil'

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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: Soleil

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Type:
Zucchini (summer)

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Days to Maturity:
51 to 60 days

Mature Skin Color:
Yellow

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:
Bush

Disease Resistance:
Powdery Mildew (PM)

Seed Type:
Hybrid

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:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral mystic On Aug 4, 2007, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Received the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), 2006 Award of Garden Merit.

Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 22, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bright yellow skinned, very straight fruits produced on compact yet vigorous plants. Has the added bonus of tolerance to powdery mildew and is very high yielding.



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