Scientific Name: Cucurbita pepo
Common Name: Winter Squash, Butternut Squash
Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)
Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
General Information: Butternut Squash is a space-saver in the garden, growing about 4 ft. (1.2 m) wide when planted in well-drained moist soil.
Each of these delicious squash plants produces five butternut-shaped fruits.
This winter squash keeps for months – a versatile veggie AND an excellent source of vitamin A.