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Argonaut Hybrid Butternut Winter Squash
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Argonaut Hybrid Butternut Winter Squash

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Outstanding, Sweet Flavor!

You'll love Argonaut's honey-sweet flavor and meaty texture; tastes much better than older butternut types like Walt ham! Enormous butternut type, bright gold fruits are 15-27 in. and weigh 30 lbs. or more. Will hold up to 8 months in storage. Vigorous vines are easy to grow. 140 DAYS.

Zones: Will grow in zones that have enough frost free days for it to ripen (140)
Shade Requirement: full sun

Argonaut Hybrid Butternut Winter Squash
66325 Quantity Price
For each offer ordered, get approx. 25 seeds.
$3.99

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Argonaut Hybrid Butternut Winter Squash Product Details

Spacing: plant in hills about 6 ft apart

Depth: 1" (see planting instruction sheet above)

Sun/Shade: full sun

Color: bright gold fruits

Fruit: You'll love Argonaut's honey-sweet flavor and meaty texture; tastes much better than older butternut types like Waltham! Enormous butternut type, bright gold fruits are 15-27 in. and weigh 30 lbs. or more.

Days To Maturity: 140 days. This squash must be started as early as possible. Because it is so large, it takes the full 140 days to mature. See the sheet above if you have some squash that did not have time to ripen before frost.

Soil Requirements: well drained, humus enriched soil

Growth Rate: fast

Seed Count: 25 seeds per pkt, 1/2 oz is about 110.

Comments: Argonaut's plant is a vine like in its habit with a strong canopy and very vigorous. The fruit is cylindrical in shape and bright gold in color with a hard, tough rind which has a smooth texture with sutures. Argonaut's interior is a medium orange color with a very sweet flavor and excellent meaty texture. Suitable for the home garden this variety has a long shelf life and a small seed cavity on the blossom end. Under proper condition this squash will store up to 8 months.


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2014-07-10
Argonaut Butternut Squash
Reviewed By: Ryan Robertson (Muncie, IN)
I have been planting these squash in my garden for 3 years now. Best and largest butternuts I have ever tasted! Make great pumpkin pies and people just rave about my bread. Love the dark green leaves and wide veins!


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2014-04-15
Make sure you have a lot of room!
Reviewed By: SONJA H. HANSEN (JOSEPH CITY, AZ)
These vines took over the whole garden. The squash were huge. We just laughed every day because you could almost watch them grow. We filled the whole truck to overflowing and distributed them around the neighborhood and beyond. The meat is very sweet and delicious, but much too watery for the pies I like to make. We are going back to the standard beloved butternuts!


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2013-12-14
Excellent Tasting Squash
Reviewed By: Sandy (Victorville, CA)
These squash have a wonderful flavor and will be a family favorite since planting them in 2013.


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2013-11-18
amazing squash
Reviewed By: alan (coudersport, PA)
I live in northern pa. we don't have a real long growing season but I decided to try to grow this squash. I started one plant inside in early may in the first part of June I planted it in my garden by mid summer vines grew to about 20ft. by October I had 11 giant squash. I then harvest them and put them in my cellar to keep from freezing. the second week of November my wife cooked one and that is some of the best squash that we have had. we will have plenty of squash for the winter now. I will order more of the same squash seeds next spring.


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2013-10-28
Winter Squash, Hybrid Argonaut (Butternut)
Reviewed By: Lynda Schripsema (Lynden, WA)
Amazing huge squash, even after planting late. Just baked the first one and it tastes great, but having planted right next to my spaghetti squash, the Argonauts (butternut) must have cross-pollinated because the cooked flesh comes apart in strands just like spaghetti squash! Will try again next year, far from each other.


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2013-05-13
BIGGEST BUTTERNUT EVER
Reviewed By: Chris (Port Byron, IL)
ever see invasion of the body snatchers? nuff said!


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2011-04-19
excellent keeper too
Reviewed By: Colin (Leesburg, VA)
Giant squash that keep extremely well. I picked some that weren't ripe (due to the 140-150 days maturitiy) and we have been eating them all winter. I still have one remaining that I picked in October and it is just about 100% orange now. No signs of spoilage and it has been 6 months!


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2010-10-15
Fabulous !
Reviewed By: BethP (Jackson, MS)
Absolutely ginormous butternut squashes. Friends thought these were watermelons. They *smell* like watermelons when you cut them. They're just that sweet! One smallish one (25lbs) took up 2 half sheet pans with slices when I cooked it. Kids love these cooked in pancakes & so good for them! wonderful grilled too. 250lbs of squash from one vine is a bargain for the space. Next year we'll take even better care of them and hopefully get even more. That 250lbs was w/o watering, mulching, fertilizing or really weeding. We let it wander on the lawn. Still about 40lbs of squashes left on vine. Hope they get ripe before frost. We'll use frost cloth if things get iffy. The days to yield (140 days) is the truth, though. We'll start these even earlier, in peat pots, next year. Definitely planting this one again. Friends will be planting this one as well, they were simply amazed.


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2010-03-12
THIS BUTTERNUT ROCKS!!!
Reviewed By: Marc Richter (Charlotte, VT)
This is one of my favorites! I have been growing it since Gurney's introduced it! It is all that is promised. In 2008 my largest fruit was 25 pounds! It lasted a full year and I ate it August 2009! It made a delicious Butternut Squash Bisque.


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2010-03-10
Bigger and better
Reviewed By: Lee (Des Moines, IA)
"Wow! I'll never waste garden space on butternuts again. Argonauts are HUGE on healthy, aggressive vines. My vines climbed my 6-ft tomato cages & sprouted 2-ft,fat squash, which happily hung there thru Iowa's notorious ""walls of wind"" & tornado gales. Spring was cold, I planted late, I harvested green 'uns & they ripened over time in my kitchen (~68 degrees, usually). Made pies with the last ones after Christmas. These are a great leap forward in getting the most food from the least space."


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2009-06-28
First time
Reviewed By: Caroline King (Haughton, LA)
First year for Argonaut. Walthams have always been good crop each year but this year we placed them in a different area of the garden and they all but died and produce small fruits. The argonaut have been very successful and large. They are about 4 weeks from harvest. I only have one concern, mine are still green in color and large but not one bit orange like the picture.


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2008-01-06
Oh My God!
Reviewed By: Toni (Cooleemee, North Carolina)
All the taste of a butter nut, but twice the size. Just one of these was enough for three dinners, after being cooked. This plant will be a fixture in my garden from now on.


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2007-09-16
WOW
Reviewed By: virginia (great bend, kansas)
"The squash to grow for a lots of meat. Thick, very sweet and enormous. Our favorite winter squash now! Especially good for large families."


Argonaut Hybrid Butternut Winter Squash
66325 Quantity Price
For each offer ordered, get approx. 25 seeds.
$3.99

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