Organic Burgess Buttercup Winter Squash - Cucurbita maxima
Organic Non-GMO Open-Pollinated Burgess Buttercup Winter Squash Seeds
This long time favorite superb winter squash is sure to please. Flattened fruits are dark green and lightly striped with a noteworthy gray button on the blossom end. With beautiful turban shaped fruit, it encompasses bright orange, stringless, sweet flesh and is one the of the finest found in any squash. One vine produces many fruits 3-5 pounds each.
Bake and mash, or use in soup, stew or stir fry. Never boil squash as it ruins its finer qualities.
A medium-length keeper.
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- Sun: Full
- Indoors: 2 weeks before last frost
- Direct Sow: Direct after last frost
- Seed Count: 25
- Days to Maturity: 85-100
- Plant Size: 4'-10' vine
Hilling is recommended, 3 seeds per 12" diameter hill. Space mounds 4'-6' apart. Thin to 2-3 strongest plants when plants reach 2" tall. Trellis squash if needed. Mulch at base. Protect fruit from damp ground by placing on boards.