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PlantFiles: Zucchini, Courgette, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Cocozella Di Napoli'

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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: Cocozella Di Napoli

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Type:
Zucchini (summer)

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

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Days to Maturity:
Unknown - Tell us

Mature Skin Color:
Light Green
Medium Green

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)
2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

Habit:
Bush

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

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:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 28, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Introduced in 1934, Cocozella is a classic zucchini 10 12 in. with dark and pale green stripes mottled with creamy flecks. Flesh is greenish white, firm and flavorful. Fruits can be harvested very young, but will remain tender even at 10 in. Heavy producer. Bush plant.

Regional...

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

San Marcos, California



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