4654 - Canada Crookneck. Fruit 25-30 cm long with a thin straight to crooked neck. Flesh reddish orange. If you like butternut you'll now know what you have been missing--absolutely delicious eating, makes terrific soup and all else, edible skin. Sow 2-3 seeds, 2-3 cm deep, 45-60 cm apart. Seeds can also be started indoors 3-4 weeks before frost date for earlier harvests. Soil temperature for germination is 29-35ºC. Plant outdoors after danger of all frost has passed.