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Cucurbita pepo 'Geode'

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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: Geode

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Type:
Zucchini (summer)

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Days to Maturity:
41 to 50 days
51 to 60 days

Mature Skin Color:
Light Green

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)
2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 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; 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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Jul 18, 2008, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A round light green hybrid zucchini similar to Cue Ball. Fits nicely with the yellow Floridor and the dark green Black Ball. It produces well in this part of Georgia, holds its own with Cue Ball. Darker color than Cue Ball, in fact markings are about the same as Grey Zucchini.

Regional...

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

Clinton, Connecticut
Augusta, Georgia



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