Squash - Acorn - Mashed Potato (Curcubita pepo) Winter Squash Open Pollinated Non GMO Organic Heirloom Vegetable

1 g
$3.50
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Squash - Acorn - Mashed Potato (Curcubita pepo) Winter Squash Open Pollinated Non GMO Organic Heirloom Vegetable

Annual

Height 24in tall

Acorn squash is a type of vegetable with a hard exterior and flesh and seeds inside that has a sweet, nutty flavour. Yes, the same acorn squash that you typically see with green skin and orange flesh is now available in a white variety that when cooked, looks a lot like mashed potatoes and has a mild potato like flavour. Matures in 90 days.

  •  Full Sun
  •  Start seeds indoors 3 to 4 weeks prior to last frost; plant 1 to 1 1/2 in deep
  • Germinates in 7 to 14 days
  • OR direct sow outdoors after all risk of frost has passed and plant in hills 4 ft apart or in rows 4 to 7 ft apart
  • protect ripening summer squash from damp ground by placing them on boards. Cut summer squash carefully from plants to prevent damaging the vines. 
  • keep soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Water well during dry and hot spells.
  • Harvest 50 to 65 days after transplanting outdoors
  • Seed count: 20