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Squash Seeds, Heirloom Buttercup

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Product Information

Our heirloom Buttercup Squash seeds bring you some of the finest winter squash around.

Buttercup squash has a sweet and creamy orange flesh. The green skin of is hard and thick like other winter squash. This squash is perfect pureed, stuffed, or baked. An excellent ingredient in soups. 

Pro Gardening Tip: Plant squash in a squash tower. Vines climb up and over the towers, keeping plants more compact!

 


Sku: 7663

Growing Information
Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun

Germination

Days to
Germination:

8-10 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

90 Days

Key Features

Approximate Number of Seeds Per Packet: 35

Flavor: Dry, mildly sweet.

Preparation Ideas: Roast with olive oil and a sprinkle of salt and pepper!

Plant Type: Vegetable

Fill Weight (grams): 4

Growth Type: Winter

Instructions

Seed squash directly outdoors in a sunny location. Sow a few seeds around a 12" diameter hill. After germination, thin to 3-4 seedlings per hill. If planted in rows, thin to 18"-24" apart. Seeds may be started indoors 3-4 weeks before planting outdoors. Transplant with care.

Planting Depth: 1"

Seed Spacing: Sow Heirloom Buttercup Squash seeds roughly 8' apart in rows.

Suggestions

Harvest when the rind begins to orange where it touches the soil or right after the first light frost.


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