PUMPKIN Butternut Waltham - Cucurbita moschata

Heirloom

SKU: V-69
Stock: In Stock
Restrictions: NZ Prohibited

Family: Cucurbitaceae
Characteristics: Annual vine

Seed per packet: Approx. 20
Seed per gram:  Approx. 10

Size:
$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

An Heirloom variety of Butternut pumpkin from the 1940's with soft yellow-orange flesh with a sweet creamy nutty taste.
Originates from Waltham Massachusetts in the USA.

Pear-shaped fruits with pale skin and flesh growing up to 2kg with a small seed cavity. Delicious as a roast or steamed vegetable or as an alternative to pumpkin in pies, roasts, a perfect variety for pumpkin soup.
Stores well.

Grow notes:

Adaptable to most good garden soils but prefers rich soil with a generous amount of water in full sun.

TropicalAll Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer
Cool climate: Mid Spring to Early Summer

Sow: 2cm deep
Sow 3-4 seeds in raised mounds 1 metre apart in a directly into the growing position. Thin to the two strongest plants in each mound.
Plant space: 1 metre
Row Space: 1 metre
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 14 weeks

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