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Honeynut Winter Squash

Mini butternut squash that makes delicious pie

Honeynut Winter Squash

Mini butternut squash that makes delicious pie

  • Petite-sized squash
  • Sugary-sweet flavor great for entrees and desserts
  • Long shelf life
  • Disease-resistant
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Product Description

With a delectable, sugary-sweet flavor and long shelf life, each Winter Honeynut squash can serve up to two people for a delicious, dessert-like entree or side. You'll harvest loads of these 5" mini butternut squashes from their 7-10' vines. Each squash will weigh in at .5-1 lb, with a uniform shape and size. When ripe, its skin will be tan, with a uniform orange flesh. Resistant to Powdery Mildew, Honeynut was developed by the Vegetable Breeding Institute at Cornell University. Plant in rich, moist, well-drained soil in full sunlight, with two plants per hill, and 8-10' between hills. 110 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Cucurbita moschata
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Height: 10-12 inches.
  • Spacing: 2 plants per hill. 8 - 10 feet between hills.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Spread: Compact vine.
  • Foliage: Typical squash leaves.
  • Depth: 1 inch deep.
  • Germination: 7 - 12 days.
  • Days to Maturity: 110 days
  • Fruit: 5-inch, 1/2 to 1 lb. mini-butternut squash with uniform shape & size, ripens to tan skin with dense orange flesh.
  • Soil Preference: Rich, moist, well-drained soil. pH 5.5 - 6.8
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Form: Vining, annual
  • Flowers: Yellow blossoms.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zones All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A - 6B 9/14/18 - 10/26/18
7A - 10B 8/31/18 - 11/09/18
Last Order
Date
Zones 1-6: 10/22/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/5/2018

2018 Insects Shipping Schedule
    Zones     Lacewings, Lady Beetles &
Encapsulated Earthworms
Nematodes
1A 5/4/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
1B - 2A 5/11/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
2B - 3B 4/27/18 - 11/2/18 4/27/18 - 11/2/18
4A - 6A 4/13/18 - 11/2/18 4/13/18 - 11/2/18
6B - 7A 4/6/18 - 11/2/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7B - 8B 3/9/18 - 11/2/18 3/9/18 - 11/2/18
9A - 10B 2/23/18 - 11/2/18 2/23/18 - 11/2/18
Last Order Date 10/29/2018 10/29/2018

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order—via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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