Growing Burgess Buttercup Winter Squash Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Cucurbita maxima
- Other Names: Burgess Buttercup
- Days to Maturity: 100 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3-10
- Planting Depth: 1”
- Plant Spacing: 24-36”
- Row Spacing: 6’
- Growth Habit: Vine
- Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
- Temp Preference: 70℉
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Squash bugs, cucumber beetles
- Color: Dark green exterior, orange flesh
- Flavor: Sweet, creamy
Burgess Buttercup Winter Squash Growth Habits:
Plant seeds in the ground after the threat of frost has passed. Seeds can also be started indoors if the growing season is exceptionally short. Burgess Buttercup will produce a squash after 100 days. Squash will have dark green skin and weigh about 5 pounds. Make sure squash has good ventilation so that you do not have to combat mildew.
Various Uses for Burgess Buttercup Winter Squash:
Roast Burgess Buttercup squash to draw out the sweet flavors of this winter squash variety. Toss in olive oil. Mix salt, chili powder, and cayenne. Roast for half an hour. This smoky, sweet, and spicy combination will be an unexpected way to heat up your winter table for dinner. Try growing Burgess Buttercup today.
Burgess Buttercup Winter Squash Benefits:
Burgess Buttercup Winter Squash is perfect to add to your diet. It is full of fiber and many essential vitamin. These vitamins include: K, E, A, and C. This is a great way to incorporate fall flavors into your diet while still getting the essential nutrients in.
A USU recommended squash variety.
Seeds Per Package:
- 1 oz - Approximately 6,800 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 27,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 108,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 544,000 Seeds