Cucurbita pepo 'Yellow scallop'

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Yellow scallop
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Scientific Classification
Species: Cucurbita pepo
Variety: Cucurbita pepo var. clypeata

Yellow bush scallop
Yellow pattypan squash

Plant Data
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
References: [1]

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.[2]

Though Yellow Pattypan matures later than other varieties, it produces over a longer season and possesses a superior flavor to others.[2]

The delicious squashes are best harvested at 13cm (5in) across.[2]

Growing[edit | edit source]

Main article: Squash - Growing

Troubles[edit | edit source]

Full troubles list: Cucurbit troubles

References[edit | edit source]


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