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PlantFiles: Winter Squash - Acorn
Cucurbita pepo 'Batwing'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Batwing

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Type:
Acorn (winter)

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Days to Maturity:
71 to 80 days

Mature Skin Color:
Multi-colored

Size:
2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

Habit:
Bush

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

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1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Sep 21, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A dark green/black with oranges stripes acorn. A long shelf life novelty squash which can be eaten or used for fall decorations.



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