Butternut squash

I've grown a dozen healthy butternut plants from seed - is it possible to plant out in grow bags or do they need to be in thr ground?

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  • KEFKEF Posts: 8,915

    I've tried to grow in grow bags they were fine good plants but no fruit. I grew from seeds from a shop bought squash, maybe that was the problem. As with all similar plants, aubergine, melon etc. they need a long warm growing season. Hope you get some produce.

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 19,737

    You'd maybe need them under cover - it's been so cold this year that they might not get to maturity without a bit of help.

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  • JanhevJanhev Posts: 2

    thank you.

    I've decided to plant some of them in my raised veg beds and see how they do.

  • GillyLGillyL Posts: 1,077

    I.ve always put mine out into half empty multi purpose compost bags, I have always had a crop,not huge but ok.Put mine outside two days ago.

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