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PlantFiles: Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Bennings Green Tint Bush 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: Bennings Green Tint Bush Scallop

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Type:
Scallop (summer)

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

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

Days to Maturity:
51 to 60 days

Mature Skin Color:
White
Light Green

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:
Bush

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:
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

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive no_regrets On Oct 9, 2013, no_regrets from San Diego, CA wrote:

Strong vines struggled a bit in our hot, dry SoCal summer but are really taking off now as we go into fall. No pests or disease issues for me. The squash are firmer and more flavorful than generic zucchini; will definitely be growing these again.

Positive Farmerdill On Dec 29, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a green tinted version of the White Bush Scallop. It is an older open pollinated variety.

Regional...

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

Escondido, California
Augusta, Georgia
Clairton, Pennsylvania
Spokane, Washington



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