Bush butternut question

springtogarden(6)August 21, 2013

Anyone here grow the bush variety? How long from pollinated flower until finished growing on average? I've read it produces smaller fruits than the regular butternut so I am curious how long since the regular takes so long. What is the largest fruit you have ever gotten from the bush variety? Thanks in advance!

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farmerdill

The only one I have grown is Burpee's Butterbush. It is a small fruit 2lbs being a bigun. There are larger varieties, Pilgrim for example . Butterbush is about two weeks earlier than most butternuts but still takes about 12 weeks from start.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2013 at 8:55AM
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springtogarden(6)

Thank you :). That is exactly the brand I have. Mine is being weird. Only male flowers until yesterday. Took awhile before any flowers showed. Never grown it before. I planted it on time but we had weird weather so maybe that slowed it down.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2013 at 6:25PM
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