Butternut Squash Cucurbita moschata

Butternut Squash has been planted 9 times by Growstuff members. Butternut squash is an annual crop (living and reproducing in a single year or less)



living and reproducing in a single year or less



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What people are saying about butternut squash

I've got seeds either on-hand or ordered for just about everything I'm starting from seed this year. I've been working out what I want to plant, and this is the plan I've come up with for the 72 sq...

Like I said in my last post, everything has been late and disorganised this spring. However, I'm trying to get some stuff planted *juuuusssssttttt* under the wire for December, and hopefully they'...

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How to grow butternut squash

Grown for: fruit (1)

Plant from: seed (7), advanced plant (1), seedling (1)

Plant in: sun (7), semi-shade (2)

butternut squash is a variety of Cucurbita moschata

Scientific names

  • Cucurbita moschata

Alternate names

  • butternut pumpkin

Butternut squash harvests

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