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Summer Squash: Cucurbita pepo 'Cocozella Di Napoli'

Botanical name: Cucurbita pepo 'Cocozella Di Napoli'

Common name: summer squash

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Summer Squash: Cucurbita pepo 'Cocozella Di Napoli'

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Soil: dry, acidic, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 2a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

fall interest, bee attracting, edible

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description for "Summer Squash: Cucurbita pepo 'Cocozella Di Napoli'"

Long, cylindrical fruit characterize this Italian heirloom. Known as 'Cocozella Di Napoli', this variety is at its tastiest when fruit is harvested when it is the size of a cucumber. This bush type plant, produces dark green striped fruit with light green flesh. Ideal to eat fresh or grilled. Maturity in 50-55 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected in Italy

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