Growing Calendar for Squash Hunter Seeds
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According to the breeder, Hunter is ‘The result of a decade of selection for growing in UK conditions'.
It is very hardy and will grow as far North as Lancashire!
Maturing up to four weeks earlier than most, it has a more compact, open habit with slightly smaller fruit and an excellent flavour.
It is a good storage variety.
The perfect Butternut Squashes. Stores well.
Sow Indoors: March-May 1½in (4cm) deep in individual pots of pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times. Temperature 65-70F (18-21C).
Sow Outdoors: May-June 1½in (4cm) deep, in required harvest postion in well manured soil in the sunniest part of the garden.
Plant Out: May-June. Harden off young plants before planting out in the required harvest position 36in(90cm) apart when risk of frost has passed.
Grow On: Leave strongest plants to mature watering copiously in dry summers. Pinch out the tips of the main shoot at 24in (61cm) water the soil not over the plant.
Reliable and stores brilliantly - just having to buy in (March).
Cropped very well will use product again next time
large sweet squashes bumper crops
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