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Cucurbita pepo 'Honey Bear Acorn'

Winter Squash
  • 'Honey Bear Acorn' Squash is a winter squash in the One Earth Edibles line.
  • 2009 All-American Selections winner, 'Honey Bear Acorn' Squash produces 4" mini acorn squash that are just the right size for single servings when halved.
  • 'Honey Bear Acorn' Suqash's compact bush habit is just right for apartment and townhouse dwellers with small garden spaces.

Interesting Notes:

'Honey Bear Acorn' Squash is unique in taste with its deliciously starchy and sweet flavors.
Harvest 'Honey Bear Acorn' Squash before heavy frost, and cut stems about 1" from the fruit when the stem is drying and skin of the fruit is hardening. Be careful! Handel fruit like eggs so as not to cause bruising.


Color: Green


Attributes:

  • Container
  • Combination
  • Culinary

Combo Usage:

  • Spiller (edges, cascade)

Brand:

  • One Earth Edibles

Exposure:

  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Great Companion Plants