Waltham Butternut Squash, Winter (Cucurbita moschata)
An AAS Winner butternut is delicious in the fall and winter, with improved fruit uniformity and yields. The inside is solid and dry. Pick young and use as a summer squash, or wait until it reaches 6 pounds to harvest. It's ideal for storing. After 85 days of sowing, the plants are ready to harvest.
Botanical name : Cucurbita moschata
Common name : Waltham Butternut Squash, Winter
Size at maturity : 8-12"
Days to maturity : 95-105
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