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Vegetable Description: Winter squash such as Buttercrop Burgess comes from the Native Americans, developed and cultivated in their gardens long before the arrival of the explorers and settlers. Traditionally, squash was grown alongside beans and corn as part of the "three sisters" group; these three vegetables greatly benefit each others' growth.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima
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Vegetable Duration: Annual
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 100
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 190
Vegetable Height: 18” to 24”
Vegetable Spacing: 60 in to 96 in
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside after danger of last frost. Plant in hills of 2-3 plants per hill at 6' to 8' apart, and 1“ below soil surface.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow squash to ripen on plants; then collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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