National Acorn Squash Day
Food Facts on Squash
- A winter squash with distinctive longitudinal ridges and sweet, yellow-orange flesh.
- Although considered a winter squash, acorn squash belongs to the same species as all summer squashes.
- The most common variety is dark green in color, often with a single splotch of orange on the side or top.
- Acorn squashes typically weigh one to two pounds and are between four and seven inches long.
- Acorn squash is very easily grown.