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Butternut Squash Hunter F1 - Seeds

Butternut Squash Hunter F1 - Seeds
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Price:  £2.00
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Availability:  

  

3 in stock

Size/Qty:  15 seeds approx


Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Sow:  April to June


An early cropping variety bred to grow better in the cooler British climate. Heavy cropping with a lovely sweet falvour and bright orange flesh

Sow from April-June. Sow seeds on their edge to help prevent rotting. Sowings before May should be started off singly in small pots of around 7-9cm diameter and grown on on a windowsill or greenhouse to plant out at the end of May. From late May-June seeds can be sown directly into the soil about 1.5cm deep. Final spacing 60cm apart

Harvest September-October


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall