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Zucchini, Courgette, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Adora'

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

Zucchini (summer)

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Days to Maturity:

41 to 50 days

Mature Skin Color:

Light Green

Size:

Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:

Bush

Disease Resistance:

Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus (ZYMV)

Watermelon Mosaic Virus (WMR)

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

Regional

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

Augusta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 7, 2012, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"Adora F1 exhibits the perfect grey green color with small stripes and is slightly bulbous in shape. The excellent setting fruits are 14 x 3.5 cm in size. Adora F1 is very cold tolerant." D. Palmer