Zucchini, Courgette, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Butter Blossom'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Butter Blossom
Hybridized by T. Nati
Registered or introduced: 1987
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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:

41 to 50 days

Mature Skin Color:

Medium Green

Size:

Less than 1 pound (0.5 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

Regional

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

Franklin, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 8, 2006, Agrinerd from Franklin, NC (Zone 6b) wrote:

This plant delivers what it was selected for, and that's loads of large, edible male flowers. From a distance it looks like a yellow-orange boquet. It does produce zucchinis, but not many and not pretty, on a nice, compact plant, at least in the trial I saw in Florida.