Squash, Fordhook Acorn Organic

Catalog #0876A

5724

(Cucurbita pepo) Introduced in 1890 by W. Atlee Burpee of Philadelphia and named for their Fordhook trial grounds at Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Vining plants with long fruits similar to acorn squash. Can be eaten fresh around 56 days or used for baking after 85 days. Fruits seldom weigh more than two pounds. Very hard to find.

DIRECT SEED
1" Deep
SEEDS TO HILL
6-8 Seeds
THIN
To 3-4 Plants
LIGHT
Full Sun
Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 3 weeks before transplanting out.

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