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How do I increase cantaloupe yield?

Posted by tucsonmax (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 22, 10 at 12:58

I've planted Sierra Gold and Hale's Best Jumbo from seeds, in large pots and have them trellised. After just 6 weeks and 1 fertilizer the vines are over 6 feet and I've 1-2 baseball and 3-4 starting melons per plant. What should I do to increase my yield? I've removed dead leaves, but don't know what else... thanks!

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RE: How do I increase cantaloupe yield?

Pollination is important. If you can attract bees, that will help. Or if you have a lot of patience, you can try hand pollination using a small paintbrush.

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