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Table Ace Squash

Cucurbita pepo var. turbinata 'Table Ace'

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Table Ace Squash (Cucurbita pepo var. turbinata 'Table Ace') at Roger's Gardens

Table Ace Squash fruit

Table Ace Squash fruit

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Height:  24 inches

Spread:  5 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  (annual)

Group/Class:  Winter Squash

Brand:  Chef Jeff

Description:

Low maintenance and easy to grow, this semi-bush variety is perfect for small gardens and raised beds; producing high yields of dark green-black acorn squash with bright orange flesh; mild nutty flavor, great for baking, roasting, grilling and soup

Edible Qualities

Table Ace Squash is an annual vegetable plant that is commonly grown for its edible qualities. The entire above-ground parts of the plant are edible, and are typically harvested when mature. The edible parts have a pleasant taste and a soft texture.

The plant is most often used in the following ways:

  • Cooking
  • Baking
  • Freezing

Planting & Growing

Table Ace Squash will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. This vegetable plant is an annual, which means that it will grow for one season in your garden and then die after producing a crop.

This plant is typically grown in a designated vegetable garden. It should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone over the growing season to conserve soil moisture. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 
 
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