Waltham Butternut Winter Squash Seeds: Grow a Winter Favorite Easily
Butternut squash is the perfect winter crop for emergency prep. It's hearty and forgiving to the gardener, and it's versatile to help combat food fatigue. It can be roasted, pureed, sautéed, or used in a variety of tasty soups.
With our 100% heirloom, Non-GMO Waltham Butternut Winter Squash seeds from Patriot Seeds, you can easily grow this delicious squash in your own garden.
Reliable, Endless Harvests with Waltham Butternut Winter Squash Seeds
These open-pollinated seeds let you grow, harvest, and replant your Waltham Butternut Squash season after season. Moreover, our robust, re-sealable packages ensure your seeds can be safely stored for 5+ years, providing you with a reliable and ongoing supply.
Simple Planting Instructions for Waltham Butternut Winter Squash Seeds
- These squash plants love warm soil and full sun. Begin planting 2 weeks after the last frost, once the soil is around 70°F.
- Sow the seeds 1" deep and 4" apart in small raised hills or mounds.
- To help retain moisture, consider adding a layer of mulch around the plants.
- With the right conditions, you'll see growth in about 85 days.
Easy Harvesting Instructions for Waltham Butternut Winter Squash
The best time to harvest your Waltham Butternut Squash is when the stems change to a lighter yellow-green color. They'll be thick and a bit rough, so it's easiest to use garden shears to cut the fruit away from the plant.
Waltham Butternut Winter Squash: A Heritage of Self Reliance
Bred during the challenging era of the 1940s, this squash is a direct product of resilience and self-sufficiency.