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Zucchini, Courgette, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Butter Stix'

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

Zucchini (summer)

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Days to Maturity:

41 to 50 days

Mature Skin Color:

Yellow

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; 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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Positive

On Sep 20, 2009, LTilton from Glen Ellyn, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

A heavy-bearing variety, the gold color doesn't fade to green later in the season like a lot of yellow zukes.

Neutral

On Dec 25, 2008, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

As described by D. Palmer: "Butter Stix Yellow Zucchini Summer Squash seed is a hybrid, yellow zucchini squash. Unbelievably uniform, this cream colored zucchini does not show the scaring that darker varieties exhibit. Blocky, long fruit cut to a nice ivory-white flesh—a striking package when boxed. Butter Stix yellow zucchini summer squash will be an excellent addition to any squash growers program."