Burgess Buttercup produces a dark green fruit approximately 6 inches tall and 4 inches wide with an orange flesh. This fruit is a source of Vitamins, Calcium, and Folate just to name a few.
How to Grow Burgess Buttercup Squash
- Latin Name: Cucurbita pepo
- Days to Maturity: 100
- Hardiness Zone: 3- 10
- Soil ph: 6.0 to 6.8
- Temperature: Cooler
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Depth: ½"
- Plant Spacing: 6"
- Row Spacing: 4'
- Pests/Diseases: Squash bugs, Striped Cucumber beetle and Squash vine borer, Black rot, Powdery Mildew, Bacterial wilt
- Seed Count:
- 1 oz.- Approximately 200 Seeds
- 4 oz.- Approximately 800 Seeds
- 1 lb.- Approximately 3,200 Seeds
With vines that reach 15 feet, be sure to give the Burgess Buttercup Squash plenty of space and adequate amounts of water. This variety can produce 20 or more fruits weighing 3 to 5 pounds each.