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Cucurbita moschata 'Waltham Butternut'
- 'Waltham Butternut' Squash is a winter squash in the One Earth Edibles line.
- 'Waltham Butternut' Squash is the standard of butternut varieties with its light tan color and thick, cylindrical necks without hooks.
- The 1970 All-American Selections winner, 'Waltham Butternut' offers a unique sweet flavor after 2 months of storage and then cooking.
Harvest 'Waltham Butternut' Squash before heavy frost, and cut stems about 1" from the fruit when the stem is drying and skin of the fruit is hardening. Be careful! Handel fruit like eggs so as not to cause bruising.