Waltham Butternut Squash is one of the most popular varieties of winter squash with larger fruits (avg. 9” long, 4 lbs,4–5 fruits/plant) and small seed cavities. It has long storage, sweet, fine textured flesh ideal for baking, as well as for pies. Vine plant. Germination: 7-10 Days, Planting Depth: 1", Spacing: 6'/6', thin to 3 seedlings per hill. Days to Maturity: 85.