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How many Melon, do you allow for each plant...

16 Jul, 2012

 

I'm not certain. This is the first year I have tried cantaloupe. Am I supposed to limit the number of melons per vine? If so, how?

17 Jul, 2012

 

We grow Charantais, and we stop them at 4 Melons per plant..you could try 4-6 with the type you're growing. Pinch out the stem 2 leaves beyond the fruit, and keep removing unwanted shoots and flowers, or you'll get more tiny fruit...If yours are growing on the ground, the straw is good, a piece of slate or Tile is good to stand the developing fruit on...Hope this helps...

17 Jul, 2012

 

Thanks! I will give it a try.

18 Jul, 2012

 

You're welcome, good luck...

19 Jul, 2012



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