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PlantFiles: Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Gentry'

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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: Gentry

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Type:
Crookneck (summer)

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

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Days to Maturity:
41 to 50 days

Mature Skin Color:
Yellow

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:
Bush

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Hybrid

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:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On May 4, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1996 semi crookneck hybrid yellow from Syngenta (Rogers). Vigourous plant with good yields. Handles hot weather better than most.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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