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Cucurbita maxima Squash Winter

SQUASH OP - HONEYNUT

From Cornell's Vegetable Breeding Institute comes a specialty butternut sure to gain attention. This 5" long mini-butternut has a dark healthy orange-buff color. Smaller than Ponca with a much more defined and uniform butternut shape. Simply cut in half and bake! Shows moderate to high levels of field resistance to Powdery Mildew; able to ripen to full maturity with high-sugar content. Stores well. Note: Fruit initially appears dark green when immature and ripens to deep orangey-tan color. Final coloring can be slow to develop under cool conditions. Early planting is recommended.

  • 110 days to maturity.

Characteristics & Attributes

Federal Min Germ
75
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