Dec 12, 2018  Week: 50
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Butterbaby Squash

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Scientific Name : Cucurbita moschata

Common Name : Butternut Squash

Blooming Season : Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit : Trailing, Spreading

Spacing : 26 - 36" (66 - 91cm)

Height : 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Width : 84 - 120" (213 - 305cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.

  • Produces many sweet, personal-size butternuts.
  • High proportion of uniform fruit – around 1 lb./454 g each – means less grading for the fresh market farmer and satisfaction for the home gardener.
  • Best in-ground; can be grown on a trellis to save even more space.

Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks (128 plug), 3 to 4 weeks (direct sow)
Transplant to finish: 2 to 3 weeks

Days to maturity from direct seed: 100 to 105
Fruit length: 4 to 6 in./10 to 15 cm
Fruit width: 3 to 4 in./8 to 10 cm
Plant habit: Restricted vine