Waltham Butternut Winter Squash

The Waltham Butternut Winter Squash is an improved version with better uniformity and larger yields than other varieties.  This popular squash is easy-to-grow and has a turnaround time of 95 days.  Squash is a delicious vegetable that can be baked, boiled, steamed, fried, or frozen. 

  • Non-Hybrid
  • High Germination Rate
  • Regenerating

Description

The Waltham Butternut Winter Squash is an improved butternut-type squash with better uniformity and larger yields than other varieties.  The fruit is tan in color and about 8-10 inches long.  They are thin skinned with deep orange interiors.  This popular squash is easy-to-grow and stores well when mature.  Squash is a delicious vegetable that can be baked, boiled, steamed, fried, or frozen.  Turnaround from planting to harvest is 95 days.  1 ounce equals approximately 250 seeds.

 

Squashes are known for their exceptional nutritional value. This food is low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Phosphorus and Zinc, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.

 

The Waltham Butternut originated in Waltham Massachusetts, where it was developed at the Waltham Experiment Station by Robert E. Young.  Because of its superior reliability in comparison to other squashes, the Waltham Butternut is a top recommendation for a Seed Bank or Survival Seed Kit.

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