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Butternut squash

Butternut squash

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The creamy brown rind and orange-yellow flesh makes this bottle-shaped squash very popular. 12.5 x 30 cm (5 x 12") fruit. Water liberally during dry spells. Watch out for late freezes! Light frost will not harm, but deep frost will affect keeping quality. squash.

Flavor : Delicate sweetness with nutty flavor

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

Seed type : Open pollination

Latin name : Cucurbita maxima

Sow the seeds directly after the last frost, or for an earlier crop, start indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost. The soil should be rich and well drained. Generous watering is necessary if the weather is dry.

Seeding depth: 2.5cm (1")

Space between plants: 60 to 90cm (24 to 36")

Space between rows: 1.5 to 1.8m (5 to 6')

Watch out for frost, light ones are okay, but hard frosts reduce its keeping quality.

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