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PlantFiles: Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Butterboy'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Butterboy

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Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color:
Yellow

Size:
2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

Habit:
Unknown - Tell us

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 27, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

D. T. Brown (UK), offers this description: "A very reliable, high quality, high yielding variety which is early maturing with a superbly sweet, nutty flavour. Grows to approximately 1-1.5kg in weight, with reddish-orange flesh. Will store well for a few months. "



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