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Zucchini, Courgette, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Amira'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Amira
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Type:

Zucchini (summer)

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Days to Maturity:

41 to 50 days

Mature Skin Color:

Light Green

Size:

Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:

Bush

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

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; sow indoors before last frost

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jan 28, 2007, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A Lebanese type from Golden Valley Seed, which offers this description: "Plant is mid-size, upright bush with cut leaves having distinct silver markings. Fruit is a more cylindrical version of the Lebanese Vegetable Marrow type hybrid. Yields are concentrated."