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Summer Squash: Cucurbita pepo 'Tondo Scuro Di Piacenza'

Botanical name: Cucurbita pepo 'Tondo Scuro Di Piacenza'

Common name: summer squash

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Photo credit: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
Summer Squash: Cucurbita pepo 'Tondo Scuro Di Piacenza'

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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 'Tondo Scuro Di Piacenza'"

An ideal substitute for traditional zucchini is 'Tondo Scuro Di Piacenza' summer squash. This unique variety features dark green skinned fruit with light colored flesh. Reaching up to three pounds, its fruit grows to a perfect shape of a ball. Enjoy fresh or grilled. Maturity in 70-80 days. Edited by S. Derr

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