About Buttercup squash
Buttercup squash is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Buttercup squash likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.
Buttercup squash belongs to the cucurbita genus, and is native to South America.
Also known as
Vegetable marrow, Big Max Pumpkin and Winter Squash
How to care for Buttercup squash
Buttercup squash needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Arcadia, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Buttercup squash love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Buttercup squash does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Arcadia, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Buttercup squash after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.