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Butternut Squash 'Waltham' Seeds (Certified Organic)

Delicious All-America Winning butternut.

Availability: In stock

$3.25
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Details

A 1970 All-America Selections winner from Massachusetts. This delicious butternut produces highly uniform tan fruits that grow up to 8-10" long. Waltham has a creamy, rich, dry, yellow-orange flesh that has a nutty flavor. Each vine yields 4-5 squash, and they are excellent for storing. Try them steamed, boiled or baked.

Michigan Seeds and Plants grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Cucurbita moschata
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1 in.
When to Sow Indoors 2-4 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 90-100
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Seeds Per Pack 10