Waltham Butternut squash is prolific, easy to grow, sweet, and tasty. Definitely the top choice winter squash. Butternut Squash has a sweet, almost nutty taste that is similar to sweet potato. Waltham Butternut Squash has yellow skin and orange flesh. When ripe, it turns increasingly deep orange and becomes even sweeter and richer.
Planting Depth: 1/2 - 3/4" inch of fine, firm soil
Spacing: Plant 4-5 seeds per hill, thin to 2-3 plants. Space at least 3 feet apart
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Germination: 8-12 days
Days to Maturity: 95 days Market Size: 3 pounds Interior Color: Light golden Shape: Blocky, long pear Rind: Buff Plant Type: Vine Comments: A popular variety for pies.