Zucchini, Courgette, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Burpee Hybrid'

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

Regional

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

Mountain View, California

Pueblo, Colorado

Conyers, Georgia

Bethelridge, Kentucky

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

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