Buttercup squash is a type of squash with many different cultivated forms.
Different cultivars of this species have a lot of variety in size, color and shape and are often known with different names, such as Banana squash, Lakota squash and Hubbard squash.
Famous are the giant pumpkins with fruits often over 200 kg and sometimes even weighing more than 400 kg.
Basic information and facts
Propagated from seeds.
Used in a similar way as pumpkins. Often roasted or baked, or used in soups.