Squash Table Queen or Acorn - Packet
Acorn SquashThis is one of the most popular of the winter or storage squashes. The fruits have dark green skin flecked with grey spots and grow to about 6 inches (15 cm) across. Weight averages 3-4 pounds (1-2 kilograms). The sweet, meaty flesh is yellow-orange. Excellent baked, steamed, or microwaved.
Culture: Direct sow seed at about the frost free date into rich, fertile soil. In the South sow fall and spring. Usually sown in groups (hills) of 4-6 seeds and thinned to the strongest 2 or 3 plants per group.