Bon Bon Hybrid Squash Seeds (Winter Type) 2250

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Bon Bon Hybrid Squash Seeds (Winter Type) 2250 AAS Winner 2004. A classic buttercup squash with smooth, deep green skin; rich, sweet orange flesh and great taste! Fruits average 2 kg (5 lbs) on vigorous but shorter 2.5 m (8′) vines. More uniform taste and better production than other Buttercup varieties. Excellent holding quality in storage! Smaller vines make ‘Bon Bon’ an excellent choice for small or crowded gardens. And when it comes to more gardening in less space, this squash is an excellent candidate for growing up a trellis.

How to Grow

10-12 seed/gram Squash are a hot weather crop. They need full sun and deep, rich, well drained, organic soil with a pH of 5.5 to 6.5. Before planting, work in lots of compost. Directly plant seed outdoors from late May to mid June 2.5 cm (1″) deep in hills 2.4 m (8′) apart with 4-6 seeds per hill. After germination, thin to 3 plants per hill. Seed can be started indoors 3 weeks before the plant out date. Squash do not transplant well–use paper or fibre pots that can be set directly in the soil. Protect mature squash from frost and cold temperatures.

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SIZE

packet, $ – 125 g, 10 g, 25 g

BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS

High Summer

DAYS TO EMERGENCE

7 to 10

DAYS TO HARVEST

85

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

Easy

FAMILY NAME

Cucurbitaceae

FROST TOLERANCE

Killed by Frost

GROWTH HABIT

SemiVining

HEIGHT

Low to Medium (15 to 30 cm)(6" to 12")

HERITAGE

Hybrid

LATIN

Cucurbita maxima

LIFECYCLE

Annual

LIGHT

Full Sun

PROPAGATION

Start Indoors or Sow Direct Late Spring

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