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Squash, Button

Bennings Green Tint

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Packet (17 seeds) $4.00
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Squash, Button

Cucurbita pepo

Originating from central America. Plant in full sun, keep soil moist, water roots not leaves to prevent mildew. Likes rich well drained soil, though not heavily fertilized, add lime to obtain pH of 6.5. Keep moist. Can sow indoors 5 weeks before planting, take care not to damage roots. For seed saving it is best to grow only one variety within 2km. Sow after frost.

6-8 seeds per gram

Squash, Button planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:Feb-Sep
Subtropic:Aug-Mar
Mild:Sep-Jan
Cold/Frost:Oct-Dec
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:60-80
Row space cm:90-120
Depth cm:2-3
Best soil temp:21-35 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:7-12
Rate per hectare:2.5-5kg
Average days to maturity:50-60
Seed savers needed
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