Mr Fothergill’s Squash (Butternut) Hawk F1 Seeds

5.10 “Price excl. VAT: 5.10

Early and quick to mature

Hawk produces good crops with fruits weighing approximately 700g. The fruits are quick maturing with sweet flesh.

10 Seeds

Sow indoors, March-May for surest results, 1.5cm (1/2in) deep, on edge, in small pots of compost. Water well and place in a warm position. A temperature of 15-20°C (60-68°F) is ideal. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 7-14 days. Gradually accustom plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out, May-June, 90cm (3ft) apart, into well-drained, fertile soil, when frosts are over. Or, sow outdoors, during May for ease, where they are to crop, 1.5cm (1/2in) deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-drained, fertile soil, which has already been watered. Allow 90cm (3ft) between sowing positions. Sow two seeds on edge per position. Early sowings may benefit from cloche protection. Thin to leave the stronger plant. Water well until plants are established. Harvest: September-October.

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