The Table king Bush Acorn Squash is the one to choose for small plots or raised beds. An heirloom classic, it yields a bounty of fruit on small compact plants. Rich dark green skin with delicious orange flesh. Perfectly versatile for baking, stuffing or roasting, delicious sweet or savory.
After danger of frost has past plant seeds 1/2 inch deep in prepared garden bed or hills. Thin to 18" apart. Can also be started inside 3-4 weeks before last frost date. Produces fruits on a compact bush plant so it's great for limited space or raised bed gardens.
- Lifecycle: annual (vegetable)
- Time to Maturity: about 3 months
- Sun Requirement: sun
- Spacing: 18" apart
- Depth: 1/2 inch
- Seeds/Oz: 375
- Ideal Germination Temperature: 80F
- Sowing Method: Direct
- Heirloom Year: 1913
- Plant Scientific Name: Cucurbita
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