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PlantFiles: Winter Squash, Acorn
Cucurbita pepo 'Black Bellota'

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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: Black Bellota

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Type:
Acorn (winter)

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Days to Maturity:
71 to 80 days

Mature Skin Color:
Medium Green

Size:
2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

Habit:
Vining

Disease Resistance:
Powdery Mildew (PM)

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Nov 20, 2009, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A very dark green hybrid with compact vines. Semi-bush. High quality flesh and long shelf life ( 6-9 months).

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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