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Growing Rockmelon, also Canteloupe

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28 Nov 19 Peter Blakey (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
how do you care for the rockmelon plant the one we have have grown from scraps and have many flowers and one has a small fruit
29 Nov 19 anon (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
It is becoming late in the season to be growing rockies with the hot weather we are having and coming The plant will have lots of flowers, male and female (the one with the fruit on it), bees need to do their pollinating work. Only a small % of the female will develop into fruit. They need plenty of water while the fruit is growing (only takes a week or two). It takes approx. 45 days from pollination to the fruit ripening. Back off the water a bit after the fruit has grown to full size. Too much water and they will split in the hot weather.

how do you care for the rockmelon plant the one we have have grown from scraps and have many flowers and one has a small fruit

- Peter Blakey

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