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     GeorgeSr's Butternut Squash x 8 Harvesting

Plant: Winter squash (Cucurbita moschata) | Variety: Butternut

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Planted four double plants on each side from the Green Barn. There are now nine plants in each bed.

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Winter squash (1561)
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Butternut (399)

Sown from my Butternut Squash Sets.

GeorgeSr's Butternut Squash Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 3.90 feet (1.20 metres) and sow at a depth of around 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) if planning to sow direct.

Winter squash 'Butternut' normally tends to reach to a mature height of 30.0 cm [imperial: 11.7 inches] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden is in don't know light: plant in a location that enjoys full sun.

Your garden has don't know soil - try to plant this plant in loam soil if possible for best results.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (3b) is within the ideal range for Winter squash 'Butternut'. The recommended range is between Zone 2 and 14.

Winter squash 'Butternut' tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 6.1 and 7.5 meaning it does best in acidic to alkaline soil.

More information about Butternut Squash is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Butternut Squash Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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