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PlantFiles: Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Adora'

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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: 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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill 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

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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