Organic Burgess Buttercup Squash, 1952 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Burgess Buttercup Squash, 1952 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - (C. maxima) Introduced in 1952 by Burgess Seed & Plant Co. This is a bush version of the original Buttercup variety introduced in 1931. Flattened dark green turbans with a distinctive button on the blossom end. Typical fruits weigh 3-5 pounds. Super sweet brilliant orange flesh with very fine eating qualities. The rind is thin but very hard, medium-length keeper. 85-100 days. 

Characteristics: 

  • Organic
  • Turban-shaped fruits with a distinctive button on the blossom end
  • Fruits weigh 3-5 pounds
  • Super sweet brilliant orange flesh
  • Medium length keeper in storage
  • Winter squash
  • 85-100 days
  • 25 seeds per packet 

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 3 weeks before transplanting out. 

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun

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