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PlantFiles: Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Delta'

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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: Delta

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Type:
Crookneck (summer)

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

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Days to Maturity:
41 to 50 days

Mature Skin Color:
Yellow

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:
Bush

Disease Resistance:
Powdery Mildew (PM)

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Other details:
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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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1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Nov 18, 2011, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A butter yellow, green stemmed crookneck. Performs well here.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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