Table Queen Acorn


Originally introduced by the Iowa Seed Company of Des Moines, Iowa in 1913. High quality one-pound baking fruits, sweet orange flesh. Table Queen was the first small single serving squash available. Originally of Native American origin. Very productive. Becoming hard to find due to the ever increasing amount of hybrid small baking types on the market.

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Seed Type


Latin Name:

Cucurbita pepo

Alternate Names

Des Moines

Plant Type



8-12 days


80-90 days


Full Sun

Planting Method:

Direct sow seeds after danger of frost has passed. Or start indoors 3 weeks before last frost date.

Planting Depth:



Sow 6-8 seeds in hills 4-6' apart. Thin to 2-3 seeds. Or plant in rows 4-6' apart, spacing plants 12-18" apart in the row.

Seed Count

+/- 363 per ounce; 5,810 per pound

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A.P. Whaley Seed Company is committed to your satisfaction. We pride ourselves in offering only the highest quality seeds: those free of GMOs, noxious weeds and other invasive species, and produced by growers that are supportive of sustainable agricultural practices.  Limitation of Liability:  The sole remedy for loss or damages shall be limited to the purchase price of the seed.  Shipping charges are not refundable. Under no circumstances will A. P. Whaley LLC be liable for consequential damages.  All claims must be submitted to A. P. Whaley LLC in writing no more than 30 days from the date of purchase.

Wholesale Customers

For wholesale pricing and availability, please contact our office at (608) 437-9081.


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