Butternut Squash

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Butternut squash, known as "Butternut pumpkin" or "gramma," is a variety of winter squash that grows on a vine. Its peak season starts in early fall and lasts through the winter. It has a sweet, nutty taste similar to that of a pumpkin. Butternut squash is delicious roasted, in soups, pies, stews, and curries. It is also rich in vitamins A and C, B vitamins, and many nutrients such as magnesium and potassium.


Species Butternut Squash, Waltham
Vegetable Size 4-5 tall by 6-8 inches wide

Days to Germinate

7-14

Days to Harvest

100

Germination Rate

90%

Test Date

9/20

Lifespan

Annual
Country of Origin

United States

Sunlight

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Seeds Packed For

2021

 

Planting Instructions:

Plant 1-3 inch in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring or 10 weeks before heavy frost for Fall planting, in mostly sunny areas.

Within-Row Spacing 10 inches, thin to 36
Between-Row Spacing 36-48 inches


Nutrition Facts:

Calories 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 6 mg 0%
Potassium 493 mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 16 g 5%
Dietary fiber 2.8 g 11%
Sugar 3.1 g
Protein 1.4 g 2%
Vitamin A 297% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 6% Iron 5%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 10%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 12%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.