Buttercup, a great substitute for pumpkins, they store longer than traditional pumpkins and the flesh has less water for quick pie making. The flesh is sweet and a yellow orange. A great alternative to larger hubbard squash and cinderella pumpkins.
Fruit Size: 3 - 5 lbs
Spacing: 24" between plants, 4'-6' between rows. Allow at least 50 square feet per plant in small gardens.
Days to Maturity: 95
Fertilizer: Apply an all purpose fertilizer at planting. We prefer organic for better soil health. If growth is slow fertilize weekly with a liquid fertilizer, like fish emulsion/
Container Size: 3" Pot, 1 Plant
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