rsa52June 17, 2013

this is the first time i have ever grown watermelons. the plants are growing and setting fruit like crazy....but on at least 6 of the fruit on the blossom end they are turning black and rotting up the entire length of fruit. they are being watered regularly. any thoughts?

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Are the elevated off the ground? Do they have grubs?

    Bookmark   June 20, 2013 at 3:05PM
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This is common for some of the early fruits and usually indicates pollination problems. You got bees?

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 4:09PM
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gator_rider2(z8 Ga.)

Blossom end rot calcium problem you need lime soil, Calcium spray just before fruit set works. On Tomatoes works as well.

    Bookmark   April 10, 2014 at 5:45PM
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