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Butternut Squash, Winter Squash
Cucurbita moschata 'Quantum'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: moschata (MOSS-kuh-ta) (Info)
Cultivar: Quantum
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Type:

Butternut (winter)

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Days to Maturity:

91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color:

Yellow

Size:

4 to 6 pounds (2 to 3 kg)

Habit:

Vining

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Hybrid

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:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 17, 2012, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"Tan fruit have thick necks, small seed cavities, smooth exteriors and average 10 in/25 cm in length. Vigorous vines - excellent for peeling and boxing for chain store sales. Great orange interior color and taste." Stokes