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Winter Squash, Acorn Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'White Cloud'

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

Acorn (winter)

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Days to Maturity:

61 to 70 days

71 to 80 days

Mature Skin Color:

White

Size:

2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

Habit:

Semi-bush

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Other details:

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

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

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 Dec 31, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"A new white acorn hybrid from Rupp that is larger and has better eating quality than other whites available." A 70 day, 2 lb. fruit semi-bush cultivar.