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Acorn Table Queen Squash (C. pepo)

In this Plant Profile, get specific details, including the characteristics and best uses of Acorn Table Queen squash, one of our Plant Profiles featured in our Winter Squash Collection.

Acorn Table Queen squash

Acorn Table Queen squash

Acorn Table Queen squash is an heirloom acorn squash with sweet golden yellow flesh and a dark green ribbed rind. These squash will grow up to 6 inches across, making them ideal for cutting in half and stuffing. Be sure to harvest the squash before frost and keep part of the stem on the fruit. Acorn squash do not require curing like other squash. They also do not store for quite as long—about a month in a cool, dry area.

Sun Exposure

  • full sun

Soil pH

  • 6.5

Hardiness Zones

  • 2 to 9


  • 3 to 4 feet


  • at least 1 inch per week


  • prefers fertile, warm soil
  • leave on vine until fully mature; do not cure
  • 4 to 5 foot spread
  • 80 days to maturity

Have you tried growing Acorn Table Queen squash? What region do you grow them in? Please tell us your experiences growing Acorn Table Queen squash.


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