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Vegetable Description: Bob Young of Waltham, Massachusetts patiently cultivated this squash for years; his efforts resulted in a squash of uniform shape and a hard rind that keeps exceptionally well. Introduced commercially in 1977, it became an AAS Award winner in 1970 and continues to set the standard in butternut squash.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Cucurbita moschata
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Vegetable Duration: Annual
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 100
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 380
Vegetable Height: 12” to 18”
Vegetable Spacing: 48 in to 72 in
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside after danger of last frost. Plant in hills of 2-3 plants per hill at 4' to 6' 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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