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PlantFiles: Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Cha-Ching'

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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: Cha-Ching

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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
51 to 60 days

Mature Skin Color:
Medium Green

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:
Bush

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 10, 2013, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"When we started our breeding program, there weren't any organic hybrid zucchini or open-pollinated medium green zucchini varieties available. We set out to breed and select for what growers needed. Cha-Ching is a productive, medium-green zucchini with good tolerance to powdery mildew. Medium, glossy green fruit is speckled with light green, and is slightly tapered with a small blossom. Plants are very open in habit, making for easy harvest and increased air-flow to keep down disease. Harvest at 6-8 long or smaller; fruit tends to put on girth as it grows. " High Mowing Seed



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