Squash (Winter) Burgess Buttercup – Item #4141

$2.69

Extra sweet, medium orange flesh entirely free from fiber and strings. 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: 72″ (1.8m)

Sprouts In: 10-14 days

Sow outdoors in spring after last frost, or indoors three weeks before last frost. Grows best in warm, fertile, well-drained soil. Water consistently. Feed monthly with 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 to freeze. Store in a cool, dry place.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Curcurbita maxima

Matures In: 95 days

Attributes: Heirloom with rich, sweet flavor