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Squash Butternut

Winter squash Butternut

This compact squash plant produces smaller 4-8oz fruits with blush skins over sweet, nutty, deep orange flesh. 90 days to maturity, stores well over the winter months.

  • »  Super compact, semi-bush plants perfect for containers
  • »  Short 15-18cm fruits produced on 60-90cm vines, 8-9 fruits/plant
  • »  Sweet, nutty flavour with meaty interior

Ball Horticulture
Award Winning
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Squash 'Butternut'

Prepare fertile, well-drained soil in a warm, sunny location.

Hill planting: Form soil into a 1-ft. diameter mound 3-4" tall. Space mounds 5-10' apart. On each mound plant 1-2 plants.

Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Hand pollination may be necessary. Can plant in a pot, train to climb a vertical support for better air circulation and ease of harvest or leave to sprawl on the ground.

After harvest, leave winter squash in the sun for a few days to cure before storing.