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Butternut Squash 'Ponca' (Cucurbita moschata)

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Butternut Squash 'Ponca' (Cucurbita moschata)
Butternut Squash 'Ponca' (Cucurbita moschata) #0 Butternut Squash 'Ponca' (Cucurbita moschata) #1
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Item number
MA-0118
Group:
Seeds
Seed quantity:
5
Botanical name:
cucurbita moschatagymnopetalum calyculatumpepo moschata
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Description

Butternut squashes have a particularly pronounced sweet-nutty flavor. Their firm orange flesh is often roasted, used for soup or baked in the oven. 'Ponca' is one of the few old non-hybrid varieties among butternut pumpkins - a true heirloom
cultivar.

approx. 5 Ponca butternut squash seeds

Sowing & cultivation instructions

Indoor pre-culture in April, transplant outdoors in May. When planting, be very careful not to damage the sensitive root ball. In late May, the pumpkins can also be sown directly outdoors. Distance of plants about 60 cm. Loves warmth and lots of water. Harvest in July-September. This pumpkin can be stored for several months (6-10).

Details: Plant description & care

Plant family:
Cucurbitaceae
Plant height approx.:
30–50 cm
Root system :
Shallow roots
Flower colour:
Yellow
Flowering period :
JulyJune
Location:
Sun
Water requirements:
Water moderately
Lifecycle :
Annual
Winter hardy up to:
5 °C

Sowing & cultivation

Indoor pre-culture (seedling stage):
AprilMarch
Sowing time outdoors:
May
Sowing depth:
1 – 2 cm
Best germination temperature :
20 – 24 °C
Germination time in days:
1 – 7
Planting distance approx.:
150 – 200 cm
Maturation time (days):
120 – 150
Main harvest:
OctoberSeptember

Companion planting

Bad intercropping partners:
CucumbersDillPotatoes
Good intercropping partners:
BroccoliCornMarigold

Other names

German names:
churbezchörbsegartenkürbiskirbesplutzerriesenkürbis
English names:
giant pumpkinsquashwinter squash
French names:
citrouille giraumongrosse courge

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