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Cucurbita pepo Lebanese

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cucurbita pepo Lebanese Lebanese Zucchini,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Groundcovers Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Evergreen spreading vine with large rough dark-green leaves and yellow funnel-like flowers in spring and summer followed by edible pale-green fruit commonly know as Zucchini. Fruit flesh is white and spongy. Great for grilling, steaming or sauteing.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Edible Garden, Mass Planting

Pests & Diseases: Black Spot, Caterpillars, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Cucurbitaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: TBA
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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