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Zucchini 'Elite Hybrid'

Cucurbita pepo var. cylindrica

  • 6 plantings
  • 1 available for swap
  • 0 wanted
  • 5 stashed

'Elite Hybrid' is a Zucchini variety in the Cucurbita genus with a scientific name of Cucurbita pepo var. cylindrica. Elite Hybrid is a hybrid variety.

An easy to grow zucchini hybrid exceptional quality with early, heavily productive yields. this versatile summer squash is best when fruits are 6-8 inches long. Low in calories and high in vitamin A.1

Elite Hybrid grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Elite Hybrid is known for its Forb habit and growing to a height of approximately 90.0 cm (2.93 feet). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.

Italy is believed to be where Elite Hybrid originates from.

Elite Hybrid Zucchini is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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

How to grow Elite Hybrid

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Elite Hybrid is thought of as tender, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 12 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.6 and 7.5 as Elite Hybrid likes to be in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Elite Hybrid from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.99 inches (2.54 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 2.93 feet (90.0 cm) between Zucchini plants. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 16°C / 61°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Elite Hybrid about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Elite Hybrid

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

By our calculations, you should look at planting out Elite Hybrid about 14 days after your last frost date.

Harvesting Elite Hybrid

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by early summer.

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