Straightneck Squash, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Lemondrop'

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

Straight-neck (summer)

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 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:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Lucedale, Mississippi

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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

A 1977 yellow straight neck hybrid still offered by Seminis. Color is a bit more pale than other straight necks.