Squash (Winter) Seeds - Burgess Buttercup

Squash (Winter) Seeds - Burgess Buttercup

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $26.29 43% Savings
1 Pound $58.79 ($3.67/ounce) 68% Savings
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  • Considered the finest tasting of all winter squash
  • Trailing Vine Variety; Well Suited for Baking and Roasting
  • Dark Green Skin with Buttery, Sweet Orange Flesh
  • Stores Well; Prefers Full Sun Exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 5 to 8 inches in diameter, Up to 5 pounds
Growth Habit Climbing

Flavor Profile Sweet; Nutty; Creamy and Dense Texture
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Trellis Garden
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages High Yielding, Overwintering
Plant Resistance Deer

About Squash (Winter) Seeds - Burgess Buttercup

Cucurbita maxima

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Winter

Grow Heirloom Squash - Plant Burgess Buttercup Winter Squash Seeds

A New England favorite, the "Burgess Buttercup" has long been considered by many to be the finest tasting of all winter squash. It develops 6 foot vines which produce luscious orange-flesh fruit weighing up to 5 pounds each!

Planting Information

Planting Squash (Winter) Seeds - Burgess Buttercup

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1 to 2 inches
Plant Spacing 24 to 36 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.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 11
1 Ounce 100
1/4 Pound 400
1 Pound 1,600

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