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  Waltham Butternut, Organic
Waltham Butternut Organic Winter Squash Seeds


 


Product Code: 55058


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Organic winter squash seed certified by Baystate Organic Certifiers.

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(4-5 lbs.) The most popular commercially grown butternut, setting the standard with a sweet, nutty flavor. Tan-skinned fruits are 8 long, blocky and have a small bulbous seed cavity. Excellent baked, steamed or microwaved, and stores well. 92 days.

An outstanding winter vegetable, easy to grow and prolific. Flesh is rich orange, thick, sweet, and excellent tasting. Delicious in pies or cut into serving-size pieces and baked, steamed, broiled or mashed.

175-300 seeds/oz. 10 days, 72F. Sow directly into peat pots or packs and flats. Germinate, then grow on at 70F. Will have a saleable plant in about 3-5 weeks.

When and Where to Plant: Select a sunny location (will tolerate light shade) and plant in late spring when soil is warm and danger of frost is past. Cultivate and enrich with vegetable food and organic matter. Firm soil over seed.
Care: Water heavily and frequently. Feed every 3-4 weeks.
Harvest: Allow fruit to remain on the vine until mature. Pick before frost, leaving part of the stem attached. Store in a warm, dry place.
Your Health: Contains Calcium, Iron, and Vitamins A, B1, B2, Niacin and C.

Planting Depth: 1"/3 cm
Seeds per Group (Hill): 6-8
Spacing Between Seeds: 3"/8 cm
Spacing of Groups (Hill)*: 4-6'/122-183 cm
Days to Germination: 10-14
Thin to Plants per Group (Hill): 2-3
Days to Maturity: 95-110
*Space "Bush Type" groups (Hills) 3-4'/91-122 cm.

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