Waltham Butternut

Waltham Butternut

105 days. Most popular butternut, more uniform shape and size with fewer crooknecks, better interior texture and color than older varieties.  Fruit are 8 – 12” x 3 ½ – 4” and weigh from 3 to 6 pounds.  Smooth light-tan skin color, thick cylindrical neck, small seed cavity, rich dry yellowish-orange flesh and nutty flavor.  Vigorous vines with high yields.  Good storage.