Squash: Butternut

Squash: Butternut - Seeds & Bulbs

Winter Squash
Acorn Table King Bush

Cucurbita pepo

Nothing beats the rich, sweet flavor of winter squash. Table King acorn squash is no exception - it has marvelous flavor. This variety is great for short seasons or late spring planting since it matures quite early for a winter squash. The compact vines grow to only 4' which makes it the perfect choice for a small garden. Don't worry about growing too much! It stores for months. All America Winner.

One packet plants 6 hills or 18 plants after thinning.

Plant Type: Annual
Days to Maturity: 80

When to Sow Outside: After last frost date and when soil temperatures have risen above 60 degrees.
When to Sow Inside: Not normally recommended, but in very short season climates you can start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Sow in individual pots for easy transplanting.
Seed Depth: 1"
Seed Spacing: 6 seeds per hill
Hill Spacing: 3' to 4'
Days to Emerge: 5 - 10
Thinning: When plants have several leaves, thin to 3 per hill.

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