Squash, Fordhook Acorn

Cucurbita pepo
$2.99 to $90.00
SKU: 0876A
  • Organic
  • Pale fruits weigh up to 2 pounds
  • Mildly sweet flavor
  • Good shelf life
  • Winter squash and summer squash
  • 85 days

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(C. pepo) (aka Early Fordhook) Introduced in 1890 by W. Atlee Burpee of Philadelphia. Belonged to the Fordhook Group of squashes which includes Delicata, Perfect Gem, and Table Queen. Vining plants produce 1½ pound acorn squashes that are grainy but not coarse and mildly sweet. Good shelf life. Once thought to be extinct. 85 days.

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun