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Cucurbita pepo 'Clarimore'

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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: Clarimore

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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:
51 to 60 days

Mature Skin Color:
Light Green

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:
Bush

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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Profile:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive tombaak On Aug 12, 2006, tombaak from High Desert, NV (Zone 5a) wrote:

My very favorite summer squash, well worth hunting down the seeds. Mild, creamy and very delicious!

Positive pajaritomt On Jul 30, 2006, pajaritomt from Los Alamos, NM (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is one of my favorite summer squashes but I have not been able to find the seeds for quite a while. Instead I grow Gris de Algiers but I don't like it quite as well.

Positive Farmerdill On Feb 3, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 54 day light green Lebanese hybrid introduced by PetoSeed(Seminis). Currently listed by Halifax Seed. These are growing well here.

Regional...

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

Clovis, California
Augusta, Georgia
Dayton, Nevada
Los Alamos, New Mexico



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