Winter Squash, Acorn Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Izusa'

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

Acorn (winter)

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Days to Maturity:

71 to 80 days

Mature Skin Color:

White

Size:

2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

4 to 6 pounds (2 to 3 kg)

Habit:

Vining

Disease Resistance:

Powdery Mildew (PM)

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Other details:

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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

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 21, 2013, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Pointed round shape, White color, Trailing vine habit, Extremely high quality flesh, High sugary paste acorn type, Very long shelf life (6-8+ months), Intermediate Resistance: Powdery Mildew races 1 and 2; Podi virus group