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Squash Seeds (Organic) - Waltham Butternut

Squash Seeds (Organic) - Waltham Butternut

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $6.29
1 Ounce $26.29
1/4 Pound $66.19 ($16.54/ounce) 37% Savings
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  • Sweet and creamy main ingredient in Butternut soup
  • Organic; Trailing Vine Variety; Smooth, Tear-Shaped Fruit
  • Sweet Yellow-Orange Flesh; Great Source of Vitamins and Nutrients
  • Flavor Improves When Stored; Prefers Full Sun Exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 12 to 15 inches, 3 to 6 pounds
Growth Habit Climbing

Flavor Profile Sweet; Nutty; Firm and Smooth Texture
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Trellis Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Overwintering
Plant Resistance Deer, Powdery Mildew

About Squash Seeds (Organic) - Waltham Butternut

Cucurbita maxima

Seed Type Heirloom Seed, Organic Seed
Plant Type Winter

The undisputed king of all butternut squash, the Waltham Butternut is an heirloom and a 1970 All-America Selections winner; a familiar staple of classic American cooking. Sweet and delicious, the Waltham Butternut Squash is also packed with hordes of beneficial vitamins and nutrients. The plant will yield 4 to 5 fruit per plant. This one is a must for both the novice and expert vegetable gardener!

Planting Information

Planting Squash Seeds (Organic) - Waltham Butternut

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1 to 2 inches
Plant Spacing 18 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 90 to 120 days
View our Squash Planting Guide to learn more.

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