cantelope won't fruit

broncos7(9)September 3, 2012

I started a garden in febuary of this year got tomatoes and cantelope to grow. they will flower but not fruit. is it to hot right now or is there some other problem.

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edweather(Zone 5a/b Central NY)

Wow, from Feb to now and no melons....that's a long time. It might be too late, but the only thing I can suggest is a dose of fertilizer high in phospherous, and keep watering.

    Bookmark   September 3, 2012 at 2:06PM
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ltilton

Do you have bees?

    Bookmark   September 3, 2012 at 2:28PM
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campv

I would suggest hand polination but I have to agree with edweather it is getting very late. I live in Arizona and my melons are done. Not sure where you are at, but we only have about 2-3mo tell a freeze. Sorry

    Bookmark   September 5, 2012 at 3:14PM
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