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Butterbaby Squash

Scientific Name : Cucurbita moschata

Common Name : Butternut Squash

Class : Winter Squash

Type : Mini butternut

Habit : Restricted Vine

Exterior Colour : Tan

Fruit Size : 4-6 in./10-15 cm long x 3-4 in./8-10 cm wide, 0.5-1.5 lb. (227 to 680 g)

Disease Resistance : IR: PM

Days to maturity from direct seed : 100-105

Produces an abundance of high-quality, personal-sized fruit with classic light tan exterior colour. High proportion of uniform personal-sized fruit around 1 lb./454 g. Fruit is sweet and has excellent storage quality, lasting up to 4+ months in storage. Average fruit size depends on plant spacing, with the smallest fruit size of about 0.5 lb./227 g with 18 to 24 in./46 to 61 cm between vines, 1 lb./454 g with 24 to 36 in./61 to 91 cm between vines, and largest fruit of about 1.5 lb./680 g with 36 to 48 in./91 to 122 cm between vines. Powdery mildew resistance allows for healthy foliage through wet Summers. 

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