Winter squash - Burgess Buttercup

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(Cucurbita maxima)

Open pollinated, cup variety. Full vined. Thick orange dry flesh with a sweet flavour. Fruits are large, green and often have green stripes down the sides. Makes a great ornamental gourd and excellent for cooking.

Germination: 5-7 days at 22-28C. Squash prefers warm temperatures to germinate quickly. Start indoors in pots 4 weeks before last frost or seed directly in early summer. 

Harvest: 90 days to harvest. Grows well in a sunny location with rich soil.

Packet contains at least 25 seeds.