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Squash Honeynut

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Scientific Name : Cucurbita moschata

Common Name : Butternut Squash

Plant Habit : Trailing

Spacing : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Height : 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Width : 84 - 120" (213 - 305cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.
Days from transplant to ripe fruit: 85
Fruit size: 4 to 5 in./10 to 13 cm long; 2.5 to 3 in./6.5 to 8 cm wide at neck; 3 to 4 in./8 to 10 cm wide at base

Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 2 to 3 weeks

  • The first widely available small-fruited butternut squash in a high-germinating, uniform strain.
  • Produces sweet, smaller fruit that are manageable to prepare.
  • Higher yielding than traditional varieties.
  • Best in-ground.