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Butternut Squash

Cucurbita moschata
About 150 days crop cycle
Butternut squash, known in Australia and New Zealand as butternut pumpkin or gramma, is a type of winter squash that grows on a vine.

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Did you know?
Butternut squash contains a sizeable helping of potassium which experts have shown to have a positive effect on blood pressure.
Plant foods like butternut squash that are high in both Vitamin C and beta-carotene can help boost immunity.
Butternut squash can enhance the hair and skin because of its high Vitamin A content
When stored in a cool, dry place, whole butternut squash can last up to a month.
The name squash comes from the Narragansett Indian term “askutasquash”, which means raw or uncooked.

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