Honeybaby Hybrid Butternut Squash Seeds

Honeybaby Hybrid Butternut Squash Seeds

Grow it in containers

Item # 52743-PK-P1
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Genus Cucurbita
Species moschata
Variety Honeybaby Hybrid
Item Form (P) Pkt of 20 seeds
Days to Maturity 90
Fruit Color Orange
Habit Compact
Seeds Per Pack 20
Plant Height 24 in - 3 ft
Additional Characteristics Direct Sow, Easy Care Plants, Edible, Award Winner, Trellises
Foliage Color Dark Green
Harvest Season Early Fall, Late Summer, Mid Fall, Mid Summer
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Powdery Mildew
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy, Sandy
Uses Beds, Cuisine, Containers, Outdoor

Review Summary
(Based on 4 Reviews)

5 star rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0


5 star rating
Best Producer
Luanne L from MA wrote on November 14, 2019

I have never had such success growing winter squash. From 2 plants I got 18 sweet, yummy, perfect personal size butternut squash. I plan on growing this EVERY year. Now if I can find a zucchini that would produce more than one!!

5 star rating
Not what I expected, but delightful!
S from OH wrote on October 12, 2018

Keep in mind Ohio's growing season was oddly long this year, so I planted these the first week of May and am just now pulling the vines out on October 12th. That's like 25 weeks, or 175 days. This plant wasn't what I expected. I planted 2 hills per the directions. It did not have any powdery mildew, even when my nearby watermelon, zucchini, and pumpkin vines did, so that is absolutely wonderful! These butternuts were not compact for me--the grew up my chainlink fence...and 15-20 feet the other direction. I had to mow the ends and edges of my butternut patch 4 times because it took over a third of my yard. I suspect if I hadn't mowed the ends and edges there would have been another 10 feet of vine, just based on how much I mowed off each time. These plants were wonderful producers but the butternuts didn't look like the pictures. They are identical to the ones at Kroger, if a little bigger than the ones at Kroger. They are the tastiest butternut I've ever had. Off of those 2 hills I have about 30 butternut. I only lost 2: the first ripe one because my dogs found it and ate part of it (they love butternut and sniffed them daily as they ripened LOL), the second because it grew on the vertical fence-trellis line and disconnected from the vine before it was ripe, so it rotted. I am saving seeds and plan to grow these again, but I also plan on getting a trellis and growing them vertically. These will be a yearly addition to my garden for their low maintenance growing habits and high yield. Not at all what I expected, but I am delighted!

5 star rating
Wonderful Little Squash
SGill from IA wrote on July 29, 2018

Tried this squash for the first time this year. I have only a small space to have a garden. I planted these in containers with a sturdy trellis for it to climb on. It was very easy to manage the vines. These squash are very tasty & flavorful, and just the perfect size. I will be planting these again next year.

5 star rating
unbelievable producer
Mom&Ed from NJ wrote on August 29, 2017

We have a small garden and have to choose our varieties carefully. This was our first year to try the Honeybaby Hybrid and I have to say that we are thrilled with the results. We have been enjoying sweet butternut squash for weeks now (each squash is just enough for two servings), and it's still producing like crazy! The vines are easily controlled. A perfect variety for a small garden.

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