Squash (Winter) Seeds - Butterbaby

Squash (Winter) Seeds - Butterbaby

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  • Resistant to powdery mildew
  • Yields an abundance of single-serving butternut squash
  • Comapct vines can be trellised to save space
  • Rich in vitamins and nutrients and promotes heart, eye, and digestive health
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 0 to 2 pounds
Growth Habit Vining

Flavor Profile Sweet
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Trellis Garden
Growing Conditions Greenhouse, Outdoor, Small Space
Harvest Advantages High Yielding
Plant Resistance Powdery Mildew

About Squash (Winter) Seeds - Butterbaby

Cucurbita moschata

Seed Type Hybrid Seed

Love winter squash but are short on space? Butterbaby’s semi-bush plants yield petite, buttery-yellow squash that fit nicely in small spaces like raised beds or container gardens. Each fruit is the perfect portion for one, boasting tender, creamy flesh with a rich, nutty flavor. An ideal variety for roasting, grilling, or sautéing. With prolific yields and compact vines, Butterbaby Squash is the goldilocks solution to novice and experienced gardeners craving autumn’s favorite vegetable.

Planting Information

Planting Squash (Winter) Seeds - Butterbaby

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1 inch
Plant Spacing 26 to 36 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 100 to 105 days
View our Squash Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 25

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