Waltham Butternut - Winter Squash Seeds - Organic


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Looking for the perfect butternut squash? Look no further than Waltham Butternuts! 1970 All-America Selections winner from Massachusetts. These squash are very popular for their uniform shape and size, as well as their smooth light tan skin. They have a thick cylindrical neck, and a small seed cavity. Their rich, dry, yellowish orange flesh has a nutty flavor that's sure to please. Plus, their vigorous vines produce high yields - making them excellent for storage. So if you're looking for a delicious and nutritious winter squash, be sure to try Waltham Butternuts!

Start seed indoors 3-4 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-85 degrees. Transplant to the garden 2 to 3 weeks after your average last frost. Or, plant seeds directly in the garden 1-2 weeks after average last frost date. Sow 3-5 seeds per hill, thinning to a final 2-3 plants per hill. Squash grow best in a warm site with full sun. Warm soil is essential to good seed germination and emergence. Using transplants can speed production.

Scientific Name: Curcurbita moschata
Days to Maturity: 83-115
Seed Depth: 1"
Days to Sprout: 7-14
Plant Spacing: 2-5'
Row Spacing: 6-10'
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 18-24"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No

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Jessica Chase (Philadelphia, US)
Squash seed packets

We have not yet started our germinating fir this product. But shipping was fast and the package was not damaged upon arival.

Thank you for your feedback, Jessica! We’re pleased to hear that your shipment of Waltham Butternut organic winter squash arrived safely and quickly. We take pride in providing quality and timeliness with each order. Best wishes on your gardening this year and please don't hesitate to reach out if you need any help.

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