<![CDATA[Burpee Community - ]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/35/want-harvesting-information en-US Burpee //d1l316k04n1hna.cloudfront.net/static/images/burpee-favicon.png 16 16 Burpee http://www.burpee.com/community/ <![CDATA[Re: Want Harvesting information?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/35/want-harvesting-information?commentid=175
wondering again when I can harvest my butter nut squash?

thanks,

Marty

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/35/want-harvesting-information?commentid=175 September 12, 2012
September 17, 2012 September 17, 2012 <![CDATA[Re: Want Harvesting information?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/35/want-harvesting-information?commentid=174  

Butternut squash generally matures 50-60 days from blooming. Look for a deepening in color, it should darken to a dull tan. Check the outer shell, ripe winter squash will resist a scratch from you fingernail and the vines will begin to die back when the squash is mature.

Harvest on a clear day when the squash are dry. Cut the squash from the vine leaving a 2 inch stem attached to the squash.

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/35/want-harvesting-information?commentid=174 September 17, 2012