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Butternut Squash Waltham

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Butternut Squash - Waltham

Approximate Seed Quantity: 5

The most popular and widely grown winter squash. A heavy yielder with great uniformity. Fruits are generally around 23cm long and weigh around 1.8-2.2kg. With a rich coloured flesh which is smooth in texture and has a fab sweet flavour that only increases after a couple of months storage. Download sowing guide

  • Sow March to April indoors or direct outdoors after danger of frost has passed
  • Requires a sunny spot protected from strong winds
  • Requires a soil rich in humus and well drained
  • Sow a single seed in a pot edgeways at a depth of 1.25cm deep
  • Requires soil temperature of at least 21°C continuously so a propagator, heated greenhouse or an airing cupboard is ideal
  • Keep moist but water around the plants, not over them
  • Feed with a tomato like fertiliser once fruits start to swell