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Cucurbita pepo 'Zucchini'

Zucchini Squash

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Cucurbita pepo 'Zucchini'
Principal Common Name Zucchini Squash
Common Name(s)
Synonym
Description Tendril bearing herbaceous annual vine, large leaves and large simple yellow flowers. Prolific bearing elongated cylindrical dark green fruit with greenish white flesh.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity North America
Height Range 0 - 1 FT
Spread Range 2 - 5 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 1 : 2a : 2b : 3a : 3b : 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Green
Leaf Texture Coarse : Hairy
Form Edible : Vine
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Time Summer
Months
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Moist : Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Edible : Flavor : Fruit

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