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PlantFiles: Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Conqueror III'

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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: Conqueror III
Hybridized by Eldon Hursini; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2001

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Type:
Straight-neck (summer)

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

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

A 2001 introduction. A yellow straight neck hybrid with resistance to Papaya Ring Spot Virus, Watermelon Mosaic Virus, Zucchinni Yellow Mosaic Virus, Cucumber Mosaic Virus and GMO.



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