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Winter squash 'Butternut Metro PMR'

Cucurbita moschata

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Butternut Metro PMR is a popular variety of Winter squash, which belongs to the Cucurbita genus (Cucurbita moschata 'Butternut Metro PMR'). Butternut Metro PMR is a hybrid variety. A type of Vegetable, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Butternut Metro PMR is known for growing to a height of approximately 30.0 cm (11.7 inches).

Butternut Metro PMR Winter squash needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.

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How to grow Butternut Metro PMR

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Butternut Metro PMR likes a position of partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Butternut Metro PMR is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Butternut Metro PMR are Zone 3 and Zone 12. Ensure your soil has a ph of between 6.1 and 7.5 as Butternut Metro PMR is a weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Butternut Metro PMR from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.27 feet (70.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 1.17 inches (3.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 15°C / 59°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Butternut Metro PMR about 10 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Butternut Metro PMR

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Butternut Metro PMR is a tender plant.

Harvesting Butternut Metro PMR