Acorn squash plant grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Cucurbita also known as Pepper squash, Acorn squash annual plant grows as shrub or creeping vine, also used as ornamental fruit, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics, temperate, tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 4+, need to take care that there is enough hot days in order to bear fruits.

Growing Acorn squash plant

Leaves color green in heart shape the leaves wavy in the margin

Flower color is yellow, there are female and male flower.

Fruits edible in round-top shape there is like lobes, color fruit are green, orange or yellow. The weight is 200-400 gram. The size 5-8 cm,

Seeds edible, the shell white and the inner part is edible after cooking or roasting.

Acorn squash for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
  • Edible Seeds
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Stuffed or Wrapped
  • Vegetables
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Summer Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental fruit
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Herbaceous
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9