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PlantFiles: Butternut Squash, Winter Squash
Cucurbita moschata 'Baby Butternut'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: moschata (MOSS-kuh-ta) (Info)
Cultivar: Baby Butternut
Hybridized by E.M. Meader and A.F. Yeager; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1958

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Type:
Butternut (winter)

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Days to Maturity:
Unknown - Tell us

Mature Skin Color:
Cream

Size:
Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:
Unknown - Tell us

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

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