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PlantFiles: Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Golden Scallop'

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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: Golden Scallop

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Type:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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

Days to Maturity:
Unknown - Tell us

Mature Skin Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Size:
Unknown - Tell us

Habit:
Unknown - Tell us

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Unknown - Tell us

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; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Farmerdill On Dec 22, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is the 19th century contemporary of the White Bush Scallop and the Giant Warted Crookneck. It has the same size and bush shape of the White Bush Scallop. The last ones that I grew eventually formed edible flesh like a winter squash as opposed to the gourd like shell of a ripe White. Didn't seem to affect its eating qualities as a summer squash. Slightly more flavor than its white counterpart.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia
Radford, Virginia
Troy, Virginia



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