Butternut Squash

Storage and Handling Tips:

Temperature/humidity recommendation for short-term storage of 2 months or less:
50-55 degrees F/10-13 degrees C
50-70% relative humidity

Retail display tips:

Water sprinkle: No
Top Ice: No

Ethylene production/sensitivities:

Produces ethylene: Trace amounts
Sensitive to ethylene exposure: Yes

Storing Tips:

The fruit surface should be kept dry, and storage rooms should have good air circulation.

Handling Tips:

Dark-green-skinned squashes should not be stored near apples, as the ethylene from apples may cause the skin to turn orange-yellow.

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size 1 cup cubes Squash, Winter (205g) % Daily Value
Calories 82 Calories from Fat 2
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 4g Protein 2g
Vitamin A 457% Iron 7%
Vitamin C 37% Calcium 9%