Squash (Winter) Burgess Buttercup – Item #354

$1.99

Extra sweet, deep orange flesh entirely free from fiber. Deep green turban-shaped fruits hold their flavor well and will keep for months.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 3-5′ (1-1.5m)

Sprouts In: 10-14 days

Plant outdoors in warm, rich, well-drained soil in spring after last frost, or indoors three weeks before last frost date. Germinates poorly in soil temperatures below 70°F. Water consistently and feed monthly with a side dressing of compost or vegetable fertilizer.

Harvest when shells are thumbnail hard. Cut from vine, leaving a 1″ handle. Cure outside for 7-10 days but do not allow fruits to freeze. Store in a cool, dry location.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima

Matures In: 95 days

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