McKenzie Seed – Squash Butternut

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McKenzie Seed – Squash Butternut


Butternut Squash has a creamy brown rind with orange-yellow flesh. This bottle-shaped squash is a garden favorite. The plant produces fruit that grows to be 12.5 x 30 cm (5 x 12″) and is resistant to the squash bug.



Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Delicate sweetness with nutty flavor

Preparation Ideas: Preheat oven to 400 F. Peel squash. Cut squash in half and remove seeds. Cut into 1″ pieces and place in single layer on baking sheet. Toss squash pieces with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake in oven for 25 to 30 minutes until squash is lightly browned and fork tender.

Days to Germination: 5 to 12 days

Days to Maturity: 85 to 100 days

Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1″)

Disease Resistance: squash bug

Instructions: Sow seed direct after last frost, or for an earlier crop, start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Soil should be rich and well-drained. Generous watering is required if weather is dry.

Suggestions: Be careful of frost, light ones are okay, but hard frosts reduce its keeping quality.

Product Weight: 3.5 grams