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PlantFiles: Summer Squash, Zucchini
Cucurbita pepo 'Zodiac'

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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: Zodiac

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Type:
Zucchini (summer)

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

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Days to Maturity:
31 to 40 days
41 to 50 days

Mature Skin Color:
Gray

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:
Bush

Disease Resistance:
Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus (ZYMV)
Watermelon Mosaic Virus (WMR)

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; sow indoors before last frost

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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 22, 2010, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"Very strong vigorous plant with excellent yield. Characterized by its extended harvesting period. Fruits are 12-15 cm and very uniform with a very distinctive greenish white to dark grayish green color and distinctive speckles. Fruits are uniformly tapered at stem end and uniformly wider at blossom end."



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