Winter Squash, Acorn Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Bush Table Queen'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bush Table Queen
Hybridized by Burpee
Registered or introduced: 1948
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Type:

Acorn (winter)

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Days to Maturity:

71 to 80 days

81 to 90 days

Mature Skin Color:

Medium Green

Size:

2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

Habit:

Bush

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Mount Morris, Illinois

Troy, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 29, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A bush version of Table Queen. It is a typical dark green acorn. The bush form is space saving and for me, at least, higher yielding.