Buttercup Squash - Seeds


Latin name: Cucurbita maxima

Buttercup squash is a turban-shaped variety with  hard green skin. The flesh is finely textured and sweet in flavour, with a hint of chestnut. Native to North Dakota (1931). A slow plant producing fruits weighing up to 2 kg, with thick, sweet flesh and a fine, dry texture.  A great choice for gratin, roasting, soup and more.

±15 seeds

Sowing: Sow indoors a few weeks (2-4 weeks) before transplanting for earlier production or sow direct as soon as the ground has warmed up

Seed depth: 2.5 cm

Germination time: 5 to 12 days at 26 - 32°C

Soil: Rich. Squash are compost and water-intensive plants.

Location: Sun

Distance between plants: 90 cm

Distance between rows: 120 cm

Height at maturity: 20 to 30 cm

Customer Reviews

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Rose Laliberté

Les grains sont beaux. Je n’ai pas encore fait mes semis.

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