Lady Godiva

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Lady Godiva
Family C. pepo
Type hulless
Fruit color striped
Fruit shape oval
Fruit size small
Maturity midseason
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Lady Godiva. 2011-08-28.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Lady Godiva. 2011-09-29.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Lady Godiva. 2011-09-29.


C. pepo. Very productive. Grown for its naked, hulless tasty seeds. The flesh could be used in recipes called for zucchini, it is light-colored and not sweet. Seeds are nutritious and rich in protein, great roasted or raw.

Seed source:

Sand Hill Preservation Center 09

Year grown: 2011

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


  • Developed by Allan K. Stoner of the USDA in 1972. Named after a Lady Govida, who, unclothed, rode her horse through the crowded Coventry marketplace in 1057.

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