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PlantFiles: Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Cougar'

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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: Cougar

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Type:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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

Days to Maturity:
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Mature Skin Color:
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Size:
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Habit:
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Disease Resistance:
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Seed Type:
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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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On May 5, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1999 yellow straightneck from Harris Moran. It has the precocious yellow gene which resists greening fron virus infections. It also has some tolerance for ZYMV and PRSV (WMV I).



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