Butternut squash facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCucurbita moschata 'Butternut'
Ripe butternut squash
|Hybrid parentage||'Gooseneck squash' × 'Hubbard squash'|
|Origin||1940s in Stow, Massachusetts, United States|
Butternut squash (Cucurbita moschata), sometimes known in Australia and New Zealand as butternut pumpkin or gramma, is a type of winter squash that grows on a vine. It has a sweet, nutty taste similar to that of a pumpkin. It has tan-yellow skin and orange fleshy pulp with a compartment of seeds in the blossom end.
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