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PlantFiles: Zucchini, Courgette, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Burpee's Fordhook'

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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: Burpee's Fordhook

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Type:
Zucchini (summer)

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Days to Maturity:
51 to 60 days

Mature Skin Color:
Medium Green

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:
Bush

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

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

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Big_Red On Jul 2, 2007, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Very fast growing, productive and care-free. I would definitely grow again.

Regional...

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

Mountain View, California
Pueblo, Colorado
Conyers, Georgia
Bethelridge, Kentucky



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