Photo by Melody
Guess what time it is? It's time for the DG County Fair! Now in it's sixth year, enter your blue-ribbon photos or mouth-watering recipes for a chance to win a gift subscription! Click here here to get all the details, dates and entry rules.

PlantFiles: Winter Squash, Acorn Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Table Queen'

bookmark
Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Table Queen
Hybridized by Iowa Seed Company; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1913

» View all varieties of Squash

5 vendors have this plant for sale.

14 members have or want this plant for trade.

Type:
Acorn (winter)

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Days to Maturity:
61 to 70 days

Mature Skin Color:
Medium Green

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)
2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

Habit:
Vining

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Click thumbnail
to view:

By ssherrel1
Thumbnail #1 of Cucurbita pepo by ssherrel1

By tubbss5
Thumbnail #2 of Cucurbita pepo by tubbss5

By tubbss5
Thumbnail #3 of Cucurbita pepo by tubbss5

By tubbss5
Thumbnail #4 of Cucurbita pepo by tubbss5

By tubbss5
Thumbnail #5 of Cucurbita pepo by tubbss5

By sazji
Thumbnail #6 of Cucurbita pepo by sazji

By sazji
Thumbnail #7 of Cucurbita pepo by sazji

Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive BlackEarthSquid On Sep 23, 2013, BlackEarthSquid from Black Earth, WI wrote:

Fantastic yield! About 30 fruits from a single plant. Crawled all over my cabbages and strangled them, but that was my fault.

Vigorous and prolific - Altogether a great cultivar.

There are "newer models" but she sets the standard

Neutral berrygirl On Mar 3, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

The Arikara tribe grew a similar heart-shaped squash, and this variety is believed to have been developed from the Arikara strain. Typical dark-green acorn. Deep orange flesh is sweet, dry and thick. Vines grow 6-8' long, good drought tolearance. Good keeper, hard to beat for baking. 58-90 days.

Positive Farmerdill On Dec 27, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a vining acorn, medium dark green. It is sort of the grandaddy of the acorn squash family. It is typically acorn. I prefer the bush types, but if you don't mind vines like a cantaloupe, Table Queen is a good producer.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Menifee, California
Brooksville, Florida
Lakeland, Florida
Augusta, Georgia
Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey
Nashville, Tennessee
Black Earth, Wisconsin



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America