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Organic Squash Seeds, Buttercup

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One of the very best winter squash varieties. Flesh is deep golden yellow, fine grained, thick, dry and sweet. Turban-shaped outside with a rind that is hard, green and flecked with grey stripes. Produces fruit 10 x 15 cm (4" x 6"). Soil should be rich and well-drained. Harvest after the first frost or when the skin begins to turn orange when touching the soil. Generous watering is required if weather is dry.

Sku: 139794

Product Weight: 2 grams

Growing Information
Germination

Days to
Germination:

5 to 12 days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

90 to 100 days

Key Features

Flavor: Dry, sweet mild flavor

Preparation Ideas: Preheat oven to 400 F. Cut squash in half verically. Tip: if too difficult to cut, place squash in oven for approximately 15 minutes on baking sheet, to soften skin. Scrape out seeds and fiber. Brush olive oil on the flesh. Place halves, skin side up, on parchment lined baking sheet and place in oven. When the skin is easily pierced with a knife, remove from oven. Allow to cool slightly and peel or cut skin off flesh. Mash like potatoes and season with salt & pepper.

Seed Type: Heirloom

Plant Type: Vegetable

Latin Name: Cucurbita maxima

Instructions

Sow seed direct after last frost, or for an earlier crop, start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Soil should be rich and well-drained. Generous watering is required if weather is dry.

Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1")

Seed Spacing: 5-6 per hill or 5 cm (2")

Plantling Spacing: 3 per hill

Row Spacing: 1.5-1.8 m (5-6')

Suggestions

Harvest after the first frost, or when the skin begins to turn orange when touching the soil.

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