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Zucchini, Courgette, Summer Squash 'Atena'

Cucurbita pepo

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


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Days to Maturity:

51 to 60 days

Mature Skin Color:



Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)



Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:


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:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.