Brother Nature Seeds

Squash - Butternut

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Seed Details:
This ever-popular and trustworthy producer is bound to please the Squash lover. Medium-sized, bottle-shaped winter squash that boasts a sweet orange flesh, with a taste similar to that of a pumpkin with a nutty finish.
Instructions:
Sow seed indoors in early Spring and move to the planting area when all chance of frost has passed in your location. Or direct sow outdoors no later than 2 weeks after the last frost. Till the soil and create hills about 12 to 15 inches across and 4-8 inches high at 4ft spacing between hills.
Habitat:
Squash appreciates full sun (6-8 hours per day) nutrient-rich soil, tilled to a depth of 8 to 10 inches. These easy to provide conditions encourages the development of an expansive root system and will increase your harvest.
History:
Mesoamerica Archaeological evidence supports that squash may have been first cultivated from 8,000 to 10,000 years ago
Historic Uses:
Squash seeds can also be eaten like pumpkin seeds or ground into nut butter. Squash is low in fat and high in vitamin B6, beta carotene and antioxidants.
Seed #:334
Variety:Butternut
Colour:yellow
Temperature (C):15 - 20
Zone:3+
Blooms:Aug - Sept
Site:Full Sun
Quantity:10
Height (cm):15 - 20
Spread (cm):100 - 125
Attracts Butterflies