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Squash Buttercup

Code: M6850

Very sweet variety, keeps well - genius!

A home variety producing green fruit with orange flesh. Sweet and dry to absorb flavour. A trailing variety, so allow plenty of room for lots of squash.
Where to buy

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Planting Instruction
  • How to Sow: Choose a well-drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds in trays for subsequent transplanting or, after frosts, sow directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 10 cm apart, in groups 2 m apart to a depth of 2 cm.
  • Seedling Care: Keep the seedbed or trays evenly moist during the germination period of 10-14 days. Apply fruit fertiliser two weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; go to for appropriate plant health and pest control products.
  • Hints & Tips: To store after harvest, put in a dry, cool, well-ventilated place, making sure the fruit isn't touching.
  • Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids.
  • These seeds are not pasteurized.
Specs & Warranty
Seed Count Approx. 15 seeds
Botanical Name Cucurbita maxima
Best Months To Sow - Temperate Regions Oct, Nov
Best Months To Sow - Warmer Regions Jan, Oct, Nov, Dec
Sowing Position Full Sun
Grow In Gardens
Seed Planting Depth 2cm
Seed Spacing 10cm
Harvest/Maturity 16-18 weeks


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