Butternut Squash (Cucurbita moschata 'Waltham') in the Gourds, Squashes and Pumpkins Database

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Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Days to harvest: 105

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruiting Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Fruit
Flowers
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Monoecious
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 1970 winner
Child plants: one child plant

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Grow Pumpkins and Other Winter Squash!Grow Pumpkins and Other Winter Squash!
By dave on October 14, 2015

When Texans hear the word "squash," they usually think about the watery and tasteless yellow crooknecks and zucchini. Well, put those ideas out of your mind! Winter Squash deserves a place in every southern garden.

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Location: Illinois, USDate: 2014-08-17
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Location: Arvada, Colorado zone 5Date: octoberharvest in october
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Date: 2013-08-11
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Date: 2012-10-05
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Date: 2013-08-09
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Location: Lenoir City, TNDate: August 5, 2001
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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2014-07-30
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Location: Sherwood OregonDate: 2020-04-19
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Courtesy Annie's Heirloom Seeds
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Courtesy Sustainable Seed Company
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Date: 2013-08-11
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Plant Events from our members
Weedwhacker On October 15, 2015 Harvested
grew well on the hoop trellis
Weedwhacker On June 10, 2015 Transplanted
Weedwhacker On May 10, 2015 Seeds sown
in GH
Kristine1212 On March 29, 2018 Seeds sown
NikkiGerena On July 8, 2017 Plant emerged
NikkiGerena On July 2, 2017 Seeds sown
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Favorite Winter Squash??????? by Paul2032 Jun 19, 2015 3:44 PM 105

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