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By the way, even the seeds and blossoms are edible here. Save and dry your Acorn squash seeds, then serve them as salted snacks, like sunflower seeds.
When and Where to Plant: Select sunny location (will tolerate light
shade) and plant in late spring when soil is warm and danger of frost
is past. Cultivate and enrich with vegetable food and organic matter.
Firm soil over seed.
Care: Water heavily and frequently. Feed every 3-4 weeks.
Harvesting: Allow fruit to remain on vine until mature. Pick before frost, leaving part of stem attached. Store in a warm, dry place.
|How to Grow||Direct Sow|
|Planting Depth||1 inch|
|Seed Spacing||3 inches apart (6-8 plants per hill)|
|Row Spacing||48-72 inches|
|Space After Thinning||2-3 plants per hill|
|Days to Germination||10-14|
|Days to Harvest||95-110|
|In the Kitchen||Baking, Grilling, Steaming|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||Yes|
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To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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