Ponca is a butternut squash variety with a high yielding personal size. The squash are only 6-8 inches long and have a light orange flesh and traditional beige skin. Ponca has a small seed cavity and a thick neck, which allows it to pack a lot of usable flesh into a small package. The University of Nebraska developed this variety, which will thrive even in colder climates.
Botanical name : Cucurbita moschata
Common name : Ponca Personal Size Butternut Squash, Winter
Size at maturity : 6"-8"
Days to maturity : 90
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Spring / Summer
Sowing method : Direct sow
Planting depth : 1/2"-1"
Plant spacing : 4-6"
Ships : Year-round
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 250