If you’ve grown butternut squash before you'll know they take quite a bit of space. This British bred variety has been developed especially for container growing. A compact bush shaped plant rather than trailing vines, means this is perfect for the a patio container. Tested on our plots we got an average of 4 butternut squash from each plant. plant in good quality compost in a container in full sun and water and feed regularly and you won't be disappointed. Container crops. 4-5 fruits per plant.