Zucchini, Courgette, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Cancun'

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

Zucchini (summer)

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Days to Maturity:

41 to 50 days

Mature Skin Color:

Medium Green

Size:

Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:

Bush

Disease Resistance:

Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus (ZYMV)

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 26, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A Mediterranean squash, 4-5 inches very cylindrical. Fruits are grey green with dark green lacing. Tolerant to Zuchinni Yellow Mosaic Virus.