about 2 weeks ago i picked 2 5 gallon buckets worth of butternuts in about 15 min. and i'm goingback prob. tues for more. however sat. i picked them up out of the drive way after my beagle alarm went off. yeah looked out side and ther is a big ole bussy tail. i chased him off and went out to pick up my stash. yet little bugger got me i only got 1 5 gallon bucket left. i planted a seedly i gre from a nut last year this fall. hopefully it will produce some in a few years. sdoes anyone know how long till a butternut produces?