Despatch can take up to 10 working days at this time of year.
Squash Butterbush F1
Butterbush F1 seeds produce bushy, yet compact plants ideal for growing in pot or containers or in smaller gardens. The fruits are smaller pale skinned fruits with deep red/orange flesh, growing to around 1kg in weight. Each plant produces on average 5 fruits. They store well after harvest if kept in a frost free area. Butterbush is a butternut squash.
Product Part Number: 12321
When to sow
When to Sow Butterbush F1 Squash Seeds
April to May underglass or Mid May to June outside.
Where to Sow
Sow seed on edge 1.5cm (1/2") deep to prevent rotting in pots or trays during April to May 2.5cm (1") apart under glass at 20°C (68°F) using good quality seed sowing compost. Sow outdoors mid-May to June direct into growing site 1.5cm (1/2") deep 2 to 3 seeds in each position 60cm (24") apart.
What to do next
Greenhouse sowings should be gradually hardened off once they have developed the first pair of rough leaves and transplanted to growing site in late-May to early-June 60cm (24"") apart once all risk of frost has past. Outdoor sowings should be thinned to one plant per station.
September to October
A good source of pro-vitamin A, vitamins B1, C and E.