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PlantFiles: Crookneck Squash, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Sundance'

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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: Sundance

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Type:
Crookneck (summer)

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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)
Powdery Mildew (PM)

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:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive dlnevins On Jul 23, 2006, dlnevins from Omaha, NE wrote:

Currently my favorite yellow summer squash. A reasonably compact plant (as summer squash goes), and extremely productive. Thin-skinned and delicious, with a smooth, almost creamy texture.

Positive Farmerdill On May 27, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A hybrid yellow crookneck. Performs well here.

Regional...

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

Calistoga, California
New Britain, Connecticut
Augusta, Georgia



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