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WALTHAM Squash Butternut

Crop Remark: Most popular high yielding winter squash for fresh, processing and export market. Fruits have small seed cavity and more flesh with a nutty flavor. Long shelf-life (6 months) and good transport potential
Mode of Pollination: Open Pollination
Growing areas:
Medium to low altitudes
Seed rate/acre:
500 g
Approx. seeds/gm:
10 seeds
100 x 80 cm
Growth habit:
Vigorous vine type
85 - 90 days after direct planting
Fruit average weight (g):
600 - 1500 g
Fruit shape:
Pear shaped with very few croocknecks
Fruit skin colour:
Golden tan
Fruit texture:
Tender and sweet when cooked
Flesh Color:
Fruit secondary colour: No secondary skin colour
Yield potential: 25 - 30 tons / acre (4 - 7 fruits per plant)
Pests: Tolerant to cucumber beetle 
Diseases: Resistance to powdery mildew diseases and Mosaic viruses
Usage: Eaten raw, cooked and used in many culinary dishes; salads, soups, stew, Breaded and air fried
Health Benefits: Rich in vitamins A, C & B, high in antioxidants, rich in minerals such as Potassium, Magnesium, Manganese, Fiber and water hence hydrating and good for the gut
Available pack sizes: Kadogo(3g), 10g, 25g, 50g, 100g, 250g, 500g