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 Tallahassee, Florida.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 27th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Tallahassee is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
December 2nd, 2021
Tallahassee is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Tallahassee is expected to decrease by 19.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy pe…
November 30th, 2021
This month, Tallahassee is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.0 total hours of …
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 🚫.
Tallahassee, Florida 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.
December 1st, 2021
The growing potential in Tallahassee is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…