Straightneck Squash, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Odessa'

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

Straight-neck (summer)

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Days to Maturity:

61 to 70 days

Mature Skin Color:

White

Size:

Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:

Vining

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

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:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Lipan, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 26, 2014, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Pale green (white) short cylindical zucchini which grows on a compact bushy plant. While this supposedly originated in Russia, it is similar to the Middle Eastern (Lebanese) types.

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On Feb 25, 2005, paani from Saint Louis, MO (Zone 6a) wrote:

According to one vendor this is a spreading and vigorous plant. They are very productive with good disease tolerance.  Plants produce the entire season with continuous new growth.  This variety originated in the Ukraine.