How to Grow Acorn Squash

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One of the many varieties of winter squash, acorn squash produces small, dark green fruits that are somewhat shaped like an acorn. Like other hard-shelled winter squash, acorn squash usually eaten cooked though it’s slowly gaining more popularity as a raw vegetable. The vitamin content of an acorn squash includes high quantities of A and C, and minerals like potassium and manganese. Add in a load of fiber, and you’ll find yourself a very healthy vegetable.

Source: Backyard Gardening Blog

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