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Winter Squash Bush Baby
Winter Squash Bush Baby seeds
Bush Baby is a winter squash with small light grey fruits with orange inner flesh. Fruits vary in size from 1-4kg. These produce 2-3 fruits per plant. Stores well.
Product Part Number: 12330
When to sow
When to Sow Bush Baby Seeds
April to May under glass. Mid May to June outdoors
Out May to June
September to October
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.
Prefers to be planted in a deep humus rich soil for both the goodness and its water retention qualities.