Oct 17, 2018  Week: 42
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Butterbaby Squash

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Scientific Name : Cucurbita moschata

Common Name : Butternut Squash

Blooming Season : Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit : Spreading, Trailing

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.
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
Best for: Home Gardener in-ground, Fresh Market Farmer in-ground

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

  • Produces an abundance of sweet, personal-size mini butternuts with classic light tan skin colour.
  • 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. Depending on vine spacing, average fruit size can range from 0.5 to 1.5 lb./227 to 680 g each.
  • Restricted vines will not take over the garden like traditional butternuts; can be grown on a trellis to save even more space.
  • Excellent storage quality – will last up to 4 months or more after harvest.
  • Intermediate resistanceto Powdery Mildew improves the ability to harvest high-quality fruit.