Squash/Moschata

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Waltham Butternut



About This Variety

Cucurbita moschata
Seeds Per Packet: 30
Price Per Packet: $4.00
Days To Maturity: 100 days

Prized for its straight necks, rich dry yellow-orange flesh, nutty flavor, and high-yielding vines. Fruits are 3 to 6 pounds and exceptional keepers. One of the most popular types of baking squash. This butternut, an All-American Selections winner in 1970, was the result of years of patient refinement and selection by Professor Robert Young of the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station in Waltham, Massachusetts.