Pacific Northwest

Pacific Northwest Seeds - Squash - Buttercup

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This is one of the most popular winter squashes. The turban shaped fruits have dark green skin flecked with grey spots and grow to about 8in / 20cm across. Weight averages 3-4lb (1-2kg). The sweet, meaty flesh is deep orange. Excellent baked, steamed or microwaved. Stores well. Shortly before fall frost cut from the plant, leaving a portion of the stem attached. 

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Direct-sow seed after frost danger in spring. Choose a sunny location with fertile, well-drained soil. For extra earliness, start seed indoors four weeks before outdoor planting. To improve clay or sandy soils, add compost. 

  • Planting Depth: 19mm - 25mm (3/4in - 1in)
  • Seed Spacing: Groups of 4 - 6
  • Row Spacing: 180cm - 240cm (6ft - 8ft)
  • Plant Spacing: 120cm - 150cm (4ft - 5ft)
        Light: Full Sun
        Days To Sprout: 5 - 12 days
        Days To Maturity: 100 - 105 days