Cucurbita pepo 'Yellow scallop'
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|Variety:||Cucurbita pepo var. clypeata|
Yellow bush scallop
|Germination time:||11 days|
|Time to transplanting:||+25 days|
|Time to harvesting:||+61 days|
|Mature height:||60cm (24in)|
|Mature spread:||240cm (95in)|
|Ideal pH range:||5.6 - 7.5|
Yellow scallop is a variety of pattypan squash. It is an old American Summer Squash variety that was introduced prior to 1860. Producing an abundance of golden-yellow pattypan type squash with a distinct flavour. An extremely hardy summer squash with a vigorous bush-type growth that is resistant to most squash bugs. As a bush type squash, Yellow Scallop takes up little space.
Though Yellow Pattypan matures later than other varieties, it produces over a longer season and possesses a superior flavor to others.
The delicious squashes are best harvested at 13cm (5in) across.
Growing[edit | edit source]
- Main article: Squash - Growing
Troubles[edit | edit source]
- Full troubles list: Cucurbit troubles
References[edit | edit source]
- Patty pan squash 'Yellow Scallop'. myfolia. Retrieved: 2010-09-29.
- "Yellow Bush Scallop Squash" Squash Seeds - Heirloom Squash Seeds. Seed Fest. Retrieved: 2010-09-29.