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Argonaut Hybrid Winter Squash Seed

Huge Fruits with Sweet Flavor!

Argonaut Hybrid Winter Squash Seed

Huge Fruits with Sweet Flavor!

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Listen to why this is Niles' favorite.
  • Enormous butternut-type
  • Fruits weigh up to 30 lbs. or more
  • Small seed cavity and good flavor
  • Stores up to 8 months
  • Produces heavy yields
Produces enormous 15-27 inch butternut-type fruits with an amazing honey-sweet flavor that's much better than older butternut types such as Waltham. Fine-textured fruits can be used instead of pumpkin in recipes such as pies and soups. Argonaut is a sun-loving variety with a small seed cavity and delicious, medium-orange flesh. Individual fruits can weigh over 30 lbs. and will hold well in storage for up to 8 months. The vigorous vines are resistant to squash vine borer, have a strong canopy and are easy to grow. Heavy yields guaranteed! 140 DAYS.
SKU: 66325
$3.99
For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 25 seeds
Grows in zones: 3-9
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  • Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima 'Argonaut'
  • Height: 18 inches.
  • Spacing: Plant 6 seeds per hill in hills about 6 feet apart.
  • Depth: 1 inch. (see planting instruction sheet above)
  • Spread: Vigorous vines.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Yield: 20 pounds per 100 foot row.
  • Color: Bright gold colored fruits.
  • Size: 25 Seed Pkt
  • Blooms: Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer
  • Fruit: Large, butternut type, bright gold fruits are 15-27 inches and weigh 30 lbs. or more. Delicious, honey-sweet flavor and meaty texture.
  • Days To Maturity: 56 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Germination: 7 - 10 Days
  • Form: Vegetable, fruits, squash, Winter
  • Flower Form: Yellow blossoms.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, humus enriched soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet, 1/2 oz. is approximately 110 seeds.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Comments: Argonaut's plant is a vine 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

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