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Squash Seeds, Butternut

Cucurbita maxima
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Butternut Squash has a creamy brown rind with orange-yellow flesh. This bottle-shaped squash is a garden favorite. The plant produces fruit that grows to be 12.5 x 30 cm (5 x 12") and is resistant to the squash bug.

  • SKU: 142280
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Days to germination
Days to
Germination:
5 to 12 days
Days to maturity
Days to
Maturity:
85 to 100 days
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima
  • Seed Type: Open Pollinated
  • Flavor: Delicate sweetness with nutty flavor
  • Disease Resistance: squash bug
  • Product Weight: 3.5 grams / approximately 35-40 seeds
  • Preparation Ideas: Preheat oven to 400 F. Peel squash. Cut squash in half and remove seeds. Cut into 1" pieces and place in single layer on baking sheet. Toss squash pieces with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake in oven for 25 to 30 minutes until squash is lightly browned and fork tender.
  • How To Grow
Instructions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
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")
  • Plant Spacing: 3 per hill
  • Row Spacing: 1.5-1.8 m (5-6')
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  • Be careful of frost, light ones are okay, but hard frosts reduce its keeping quality.

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