Squash Seeds, Waltham Butternut

Cucurbita moschata

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Squash Seeds, Waltham Butternut

Cucurbita moschata

Regular price $2.19
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Waltham Butternut Squash is an All-America Selections winning plant!

It's one of the best, most popular varieties of winter squash. Its sweet, dry, orange-colored flesh makes it ideal for baking, as well as for pies. These plants are very productive and produce squash high in vitamin A.

 


Sku: 7664

Vendor: Ferry-Morse

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Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun

Germination

Days to
Germination:

7-10 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

85 Days

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Botanical Name: Cucurbita moschata

Approximate Number of Seeds Per Packet: 40

Flavor: The sweet taste of this squash is enhanced if stored for a while prior to cutting.

Preparation Ideas: Cut in half, butter the center of each half and then sprinkle with brown sugar and season with salt and pepper!

Plant Type: Vegetable

Fill Weight (grams): 3.7

Growth Type: Winter

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After all danger of frost, in a sunny location, sow a few Waltham Butternut Squash seeds spaced evenly over a hill 9"-12" tall and 2' across. When the plants are 3" tall, thin by cutting all but the 3 strongest seedlings per hill. To avoid weeding, mulch heavily around plants and in the rows.

Planting Depth: 1"

Seed Spacing: Sow Waltham Butternut Squash seeds roughly 6' apart in rows.

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Don't cut winter squash from the vine until firmly ripe (when you have a hard time making a dent in the shell with your thumbnail). Harvest squash before hard frost.

At Ferry Morse, we are proud of our non-GMO & guaranteed fresh seeds.

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