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Squash 'Baked Potatoes' (Winter)Cucurbita pepoAcorn Squash

Just £6.99

Half-Hardy Annual
What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.

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Low in calories

A good source of iron and potassium

A great alternative to potatoes

3 squash jumbo plug plants £6.99 By The End Of March 2021
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery
With pale orange skins and creamy white flesh, Acorn Squash is a delicious alternative to baked potatoes. They can also be used in soups or roasted with other vegetables. Squash ‘Baked Potatoes’ is a great source of potassium, iron, and other vitamins and minerals. A great addition to your allotment or vegetable garden, each plant will produce a good crop of squashes, weighing up to 700g each. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 100cm (39").

Kitchen Garden

Half-hardy

full sun

60cm (24in)

100cm (39in)

3 Squash Jumbo Plug Plants (KB3360)

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Flowering Months Harvest Months
Water squash regularly – do not allow the soil to dry out as this will impair their development. Hoe between plants regularly to prevent weeds from establishing. Squash appreciate an application of a high potash fertiliser every two weeks during the growing season. Harvest squash in late summer and autumn, before the first frosts, when the skin has hardened and the fruits start to crack near to the stem. Harvest squash by cutting each fruit from the stem leaving several inches of the stem attached.
Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for a few days before planting out after all risk of frost has passed, 90cm (36in) apart each way. Prefers rich, moist soil in full sun. Best grown through black plastic. Keep well watered throughout the season. Feed and mulch regularly. Harvest August onwards. Harvest and store before heavy frosts.

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