Early Butternut Hybrid Winter Squash Seeds

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Earlier than older butternut types

Days to Maturity: 85

All-America Selections (AAS) Winner 1979

Earlier to mature than older butternut varieties, with a sweet, nutty flavor. The fine-textured tan fruits arise on compact vines which saves valuable garden space. This fruit stores superbly.

Winter squash has great storage ability. It is grown like summer squash (sown 1 inch deep after all danger of frost), but the seeds should be spaced 4 to 6 feet apart. Harvest it when the plants die back or just before frost. Cut and cure the fruit in a well-ventilated area, then store at 50 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit.


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Genus Cucurbita
Species pepo
Variety Early Butternut Hybrid
Days to Maturity 85
Fruit Color Yellow
Habit Compact
Additional Characteristics Award Winner, Direct Sow, Edible
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Cuisine, Outdoor

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