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8790

Squash Butternut Chieftain F1

  • Botanical Name: Cucurbita moschata

Attractive smaller (1-2kg) Butternut yielding 4-5 fruit on a compact plant with higher sugar content and dry matter compared to Waltham Butternut. Resistance to powdery mildew means better vine health. Sow direct after last frosts have passed usually from Labour Weekend onwards or start indoors 4 weeks earlier.

Matures 110 days from transplant.

NZ $3.75
 
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INFORMATION

ORIGIN

Hybrid
OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION
20-25
DAYS TO GERMINATION
7-14
DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS
200cm
PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD
Tender
WHEN TO SOW
2
NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET
25
PREFERRED GROWING METHOD

Transplant
BEST USE

Gourmet Vegetable

KEY to
WHEN TO SOW

1
EARLY
SPRING
2
LATE SPRING &
EARLY SUMMER
3
LATE SUMMER &
EARLY AUTUMN
   

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