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Gourd Waltham Butternut ORGANIC Seeds

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Gourd Waltham Butternut ORGANIC Seeds - Irish Plants Direct 
These easy to grow pale skinned butternut squash produce high yields of large fruits with long thick necks and a small seed cavity. 
They have deep orange sweet tasting flesh that impoves with storing for winter use. 
Seed Qty 10
Sow April - June 
Germination 7 - 21 days
Loam or sandy soil that's acidic or neutral 
Harvest October - November 
Companion plants Corn, Pumpkins, Nasturtium
Harvest by cutting the fruit off the plant
A good source of A, C and E
Uses bake, roast or make delicious soup
Sow from April onwards into 9cm pots placing 2 seeds on their side 1.5 cm deep place on a sunny window sill or propagator.
Keeping moist remove the weaker seeding when they emerge and grow on the stronger one.
When the plants get 4/5 leaves gently accustom them to the outside and plant out when the risk of frost has passed leaving 90cm between plants. 
Alternatively sow outside in Late May 60cm apart placing 2 seeds in the ground 1.5cm deep remove the weaker seedling when they emerge.
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