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Bon Bon Hybrid Winter Squash

Productive, High-Quality Buttercup Type

Larger, 4- to 5-lb. fruits than standard buttercups. Deep orange flesh is smooth and deliciously sweet at harvest and after storage. Vigorous 8- to 12-ft. vines. 95 DAYS.



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  • Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima 'Bon Bon'
  • Spacing: 3 seeds per hill in hills 6 - 8 feet apart.
  • Depth: 1 inch.
  • Spread: Vining. Vigorous 8 to 12 foot vines.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer.
  • Fruit: Large 4 - 5 lb. fruits. Deep orange flesh is deliciiously sweet.
  • Days To Maturity: 95 days.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 9 - 12 days.
  • Form: Vining, annual.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 15 seeds per packet.
  • Comments: Deep green fruits are a blocky shape, rather flat on top, with a proper gray buttercup button on the bottom. Weight averages 4-5 pounds. The flesh is thick, deep orange, with an average brix (measure of sweetness) of 14-16 with an average dry matter of 18-20%. Vigorous growth, medium vine, average 8-12 feet. The young plants are more upright in growth and the mature vines are somewhat shorter.

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