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Squash 'Avalon' F1 Hybrid (Winter)

Cucurbita moschata, Butternut Squash

Half-hardy Annual

Trailing. Butternut Squash is increasing in popularity because of its wide range of uses. The early ripening, short, orange fleshed fruits of Squash Avalon have a delicious butter-sweet flavour and are especially good when used for baking. Squash Avalon is excellent long term storage.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
kitchen garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August
Sowing Months:
April, May
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (12 squash seeds)

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    • £0.99
Sow seeds April to May. Germinate in 7.5cm (3in) pots at 20-30C (68-86F) on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost. Cover seeds with a layer of compost or vermiculite, 1cm (½in.) deep. Place in a propagator or seal container in a polythene bag until after germination which takes 5-10 days.Can also be sown direct outdoors once the soil has warmed. Sow 2 seeds every 60cm (24in) and thin out to the best seedling.

Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 75cm (30in) apart.

Prefers well drained, moist, rich soil in full sun. Also grows well in cooler climates.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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