Buttercup has set the standard over the past few decades for small winter squash. Typical fruits weigh 3-4 pounds and have very tough, but thin rinds. Extremely sweet orange flesh, exceptionally good eating qualities.
Listed in New England seed catalogs as early as 1827. Now extremely rare and almost extinct. Wonderful creamy texture with an excellent nutty, sweet flavor. Fruits weight 2-4 pounds. Great for roasting, serving mashed, used for pies or soups.
nice small banana-type squash from Appalachia. Typical fruits weigh 10 pounds and have a distinctive greenish-blue blossom end mark. Very rare. Smooth, delicious orange flesh, perfect for baking, frying and making pies.