Table Queen Squash
Cucurbita pepo var. turbinata 'Table Queen'
Table Queen Squash fruit
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Height: 12 inches
Spacing: 3 feet
Hardiness Zone: (annual)
Group/Class: Winter Squash
A bushy heirloom variety that produces large amounts of medium sized acorn squash; forest green skin with deep ribbing leads the way to golden yellow flesh; sweet and nutty flavor, great for baking, roasting, grilling and soup
Table Queen Squash is an annual vegetable plant that is typically grown for its edible qualities. It produces forest green fruit with a orange blush and gold flesh which are typically harvested when mature. The fruits have a sweet taste and a soft texture.
The fruit are most often used in the following ways:
Planting & Growing
Table Queen Squash will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. When planted in rows, individual plants should be spaced approximately 3 feet apart. 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, and it is considered by many to be an heirloom variety.; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.