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Summer squash 'White Scallop'     

Cucurbita pepo

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White Scallop is part of the Cucurbita genus and is a Summer squash variety. Its scientific name is Cucurbita pepo 'White Scallop'. White Scallop is a heirloom (open pollinated) variety. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Orange peel. The mature flowers are of a Single form. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Tea green and   Ivory. Leaves appear approximately as a   La Salle Green colour.

Fruit is flat, ready in 50 days. Native American heirloom.

This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally growing to a mature height of 60.0 cm (1.95 feet), White Scallop grows with a spreading habit.

United States is believed to be where White Scallop originates from.

White Scallop Summer squash needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about White Scallop have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow White Scallop

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that White Scallop is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with White Scallop are Zone 3 and Zone 12. White Scallop needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.6 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing White Scallop from seed

Look to ensure a distance 1.46 feet (45.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing White Scallop about 14 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting White Scallop

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as White Scallop is a tender plant.

Harvesting White Scallop

Best flavor at 2-3" diameter.

Other Names for Summer squash 'White Scallop'

White Pattypan, White Sunburst, White Scallopini