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Burgess Buttercup Squash

Burgess Buttercup Squash

Cucurbitaceae

Regular price $3.50 Sale

Burgess Buttercup Squash (Cucurbita maxima) A selection from a chance cross between Essex and Quality varieties, propagated by plant breeders at North Dakota State University in the 1930’s. In search of a replacement for Sweet Potatoes, the resulting high flavour and texture squash was named Buttercup. Plants yield 8-10 hard green blocky fruits resembling mini curling rocks or flattened Turbans.

95-100 days to maturity

25 seeds per packet $3.50