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Scallop Squash, Patty Pan Squash, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Butter Scallop'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Butter Scallop
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Type:

Scallop (summer)

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

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:

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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

A 1990 bright yellow bush scallop developed by P. Yorty.