Vegetables and Fruit forum: Extra support for butternut?

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Name: Reid
North Branch, MN (Zone 4b)
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Anderwood
Aug 1, 2014 9:57 AM CST
Do I need to support this or will it be gone hanging out?


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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Aug 1, 2014 10:03 AM CST

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Nice looking butternut.

In my experience, most climbing plants are capable of supporting the fruits they create. There are those who prescribe supporting the fruit with nets and such like but I never do and I've actually never had a problem.
Name: Reid
North Branch, MN (Zone 4b)
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Anderwood
Aug 1, 2014 10:49 AM CST
Thank You! Thank You!
Name: Reid
North Branch, MN (Zone 4b)
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Anderwood
Aug 1, 2014 10:56 AM CST
Of course it looks good, you grew the seeds!

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