squashes

hello,i'm new to this forum.i've been growing squashes for the past three years,i've had moderate success with golden hubbard and butternut but how can increase productivity.i get three to four squashes per plant.cheers,lee
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jess1990 wrote:

It is impossible to guess not knowing the conditions where you grow them. Are they in full sun? How long is your growing season and what is the temperature? How do you feed and water them? Do they have any insect or fungal damage?
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jess1990 said:

That's a typical yeild per plant for those winter squashes.
You can get more squash per plant with some types of small winter squash of the species Cucurbita pepo, but with butternut (C. moschata) and Hubbards (C. maxima) three or four is a pretty good average.
Squash vines tend to set a fruit to whatever point they can support, then abort any further fruit in favor of maturing the fruit they have already set. How many they set depends not only on species and cultivar but also on growing conditions in any particular season.
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'Pat Kiewicz[_2_ Wrote: > ;938070']jess1990 said:-

glad to see i'm doing the right things.thanks to those who replied.cheers,lee
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