Heirloom. A New England favorite, this is a standard buttercup squash with medium to small, 3- to 5- pound fruits that have deep-orange flesh without strings, and a rich, sweet flavor. Each plant bears an average of 3 to 4 dark green, blocky fruits with a gray "button" on the blossom end.
- Light: Full sun
- Fruit size: 3 to 5 lbs
- Matures: 95 days
- Plant spacing: 36 to 48 inches apart
- Plant size: Long vine