This AAS winner is by far a garden favourite. It produces heavy yields of 12″ (31 cm), light-tan fruit that keep exceptionally well. Each 3 – 6 lbs ((1.3 – 2.7 Kg) blocky pear-shaped squash has rich, creamy yellow-orange flesh with a delightful, nutty flavour. Not only famous for taste, this heirloom variety also has good resistance to disease.
DID YOU KNOW…
Butternut squash is a good source of Vitamin A (beta carotene), Vitamin C and B-complex vitamins, plus potassium, fiber, and manganese.
|Maturity||95 - 110 days|
|Height||24" (61 cm)|
|Spacing||24 - 36" (61 - 91 cm)|
|Soil||Organic and well draining.|
|pH Range||6.1 to 7.5|
|Watering||Water regularly; do not over water.|
|Fertilizing||Balanced fertilizer at the time of planting; work in manure or compost.|
|Nutrients Required||Nitrogen=high, Phosphorus=moderate, Potassium=moderate|
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