Squash (Winter) Waltham Butternut – Item #876

$2.69

An improved variety with an extra small seed cavity and a thick, straight neck. Orange flesh with rich, nutty flavor. Natural resistance to squash borers. Will store for six months or longer.

SKU: 00000729 Categories: ,

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: 60″ (1.5m)

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 fruits to freeze. Fruits will keep for several months in a cool dry location.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Curcurbita moschata

Matures In: 100 days

Attributes: Heirloom. Great for winter storage