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Zucchini, Courgette, Summer Squash 'Jackpot'

Cucurbita pepo

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

Zucchini (summer)

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

Hybrid

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:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Grand Mound, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 26, 2010, DawgDrvr from Rochester, WA (Zone 7b) wrote:

I have grown 'Jackpot' for the past 4 seasons. It stood up to a summer hail storm last year . My other Squash didn't fair so well. It is good pickled, Stir fried or baked. Plants do well here in the north west.

Neutral

On Jan 29, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 50 day 1985 hybrid from Hollar. Available from Ed Hume Seed. A smooth green spreckled cultivar.

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