Squash Burgess Buttercup - Cornucopia Seeds

Squash Burgess Buttercup - Cornucopia Seeds

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Cucurbita maxima

Often considered the best tasting winter squash, dark green Burgess Buttercup squashes have a distinctive button on the blossom end & thin but very hard rinds. They weigh a convenient 3-5 pounds, with super sweet, rich orange flesh that is absolutely delicious. Harvest in 85-98 days.

Light Full sun
Hill spacing 4 feet
Plants per hill 3
Planting depth 1 inch
Days to germination 7-10
Days to harvest 85-98

Gardener's Notes: Sow seeds directly into the garden in spring only after both day and night temperatures are above 50F (10C). Or start transplants 2-3 weeks before last frost. Plant in fertile, well-drained soil. Sow 5-6 evenly spaced seeds into 12-inch diameter mounds or "hills". Thin to best 3 seedlings. Water regularly, Harvest when vines die back and squash rinds are hard and cannot be pierced with thumbnail. Store in cool, dry location. 

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