Dec 7, 2019  Week: 49

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.

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

Production Method : Field

  • Produces many sweet, personal-sized 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.