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PlantFiles: Delicata Squash, Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Sugar Loaf'

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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: Sugar Loaf
Additional cultivar information: (aka Sugar Loaf Delicata)

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Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Days to Maturity:
81 to 90 days
91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color:
Striped

Size:
2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

Habit:
Vining

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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
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 Jan 24, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A wonderful tan and green delicata, the flesh is superbly sweet and medium dry. A wonderful squash to store for winter. A fine home and market variety.

Regional...

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

Scio, Oregon



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