(Cucurbita pepo) First introduced in 1913 by Iowa Seed Company; possible Native American origin. Small, blackish green, deeply ribbed fruit to 15cm across, with golden yellow to orange, dry, sweet flesh. Vigorous vine. Stores well due to hard shell. 58-90 days. 25 seeds
table queen acorn squash deserves her crown
By: nicole jamison on 27 May 2016
Transplanted late at 400 metres above sea level in Tasmania. Unfed, unwatered through a hot, dry summer. Still produced well. Delicious when halved, seeded and roasted with salt, pepper and a knob of butter. Thin, nutty skin equally delicious, yet the skin seems sturdy enough that the fruit will keep well over winter. Thanks Lost Seed. Will keep you posted.