Crookneck Squash, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Destiny III'

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

Crookneck (summer)

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Days to Maturity:

41 to 50 days

51 to 60 days

Mature Skin Color:

Yellow

Size:

Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:

Bush

Disease Resistance:

Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus (ZYMV)

Cucumber mosaic virus (VMV)

Watermelon Mosaic Virus (WMR)

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

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

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

A 1995 yellow semi- crookneck hybrid from Asgrow (Seminis). It has resistance to CMV, WMV, and ZYMV.