NON-GMO. HEIRLOOM. GROWN NATURALLY WITHOUT THE USE OF CHEMICALS AND PESTICIDES AT MY SEED FARM, HARVESTED AND PACKAGED BY HAND IN RESEALABLE AIR TIGHT BAGS (EACH BAG IS INDIVIDUALLY LABELED). EACH PURCHASE INCLUDES A FULL PAGE SEED FACT SHEET AND PLANTING/GROWING INSTRUCTIONS.
ALL SEED LOTS ARE TESTED FOR GERMINATION. LAST GERMINATION TEST 85 PERCENT.
Waltham Butternut Squash is the most popular butternut squash. Waltham is more uniform in shape and size, with fewer crooknecks. This organic butternut has an excellent interior texture and color. Typically grows 8"x4" and can weigh up to 6 lbs. Waltham has a creamy, rich, dry yellow-orange flesh that has a nutty flavor. Vine are extremely vigorous so leave plenty of room for this butternut.
Learning how to grow zucchini and other summer squashes in your garden is like buying an insurance policy for your garden. Once you have a couple of thriving squash plants, your garden will provide plenty of delicious, fresh food for your family. In fact, in terms of the amount of food produced per plant, summer squashes are impressive. There's a reason that the stereotype of vegetable gardeners who hand out zucchinis to everyone they know exists, after all. And once you know the basics of growing zucchini, you can be that gardener, too.
Delicious. Tall, vines provide bountiful harvest all season. High in Vitamins. To keep fruit clean and easier to pick, support with stakes or cages. Squash requires at least 1 inch of water per week. Start seed indoors in a sunny location 4 weeks prior to warm weather. Seed can be sown directly into garden when soil is warm. Transplant outdoors in full sun when seedlings display 4-6 leaves and weather is warm. Zones 3-10
All seeds are packaged and for the current growing season.
Sun: Full Sun
Sowing Method: Direct Sow
Days to Maturity: 85-100 days
Height: 8-10 inches
Spread: 4 feet