Squash, Table King (Bush)

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Geography/History:
Table King Bush Acorn Squash was developed by the University of Connecticut, Storrs campus, from Royal Acorn squash and another one referred to as “Uconn” squash.

Nutritional Value:
Table King squash is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin B6, and manganese. It is a fair source of niacin, pantothenic acid, and potassium.

Sun:                              Full
Spacing:                      24″ – 36″
Height:                        10″ – 12”
Optimum Soil Ph:    5.5 to 6.8
Days To Maturity:    80
Sowing Method:       Outdoors

Planting/Growing Tips:
Heirloom winter squash don’t mind the heat as much as their name implies.  Only plant once the soil temperature warms to at least 70 degrees and keep in mind that most heirloom varieties of winter squash take 110 days to mature.  So be sure to leave enough time to allow them to fully develop.

Plant 3-6 heirloom squash seeds per hill.  Once they have shown true leaves and grown in size, you should thin out to the 3 strongest plants.  Harvest these winter squash continually in order to keep the plant producing

 

 

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