Cultivation of butternut squash –
This type of crop needs a lot of sunlight and a temperature between 20 and 25°C to develop optimally. It is not a soil-demanding crop but appreciates weeding.
It is advisable to sow in seedbeds and to transport the plants to the field once they have developed their first leaves and numerous white roots.
As for watering, it needs a lot of water, but it is important to avoid the accumulation of moisture to prevent mildew from appearing on the plant.
Benefits of butternut squash
► Butternut squash contains a high percentage of water and a very low-calorie content, which makes it an excellent diuretic and a very good option if our aim is to lose weight.
►It is high in fibre, vitamins C and A, as well as minerals such as potassium, magnesium, calcium and iron.
► Its properties make it a suitable vegetable for people with kidney or cardiovascular diseases or high blood pressure.
► It helps us to take care of our immune system and to improve our digestion.
►The benefits of this vegetable are not only limited to its pulp. Pumpkin seeds are rich in antioxidants and tryptophan, which helps us get a better night’s sleep.
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