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Q.Are Cantaloupe Lateral Vines And Secondary Branches The Same Thing?

Zone 7a | Anonymous added on July 12, 2023 | Answered

You wrote: When pruning cantaloupe plants, the idea is to retain the primary vine, remove the first lateral and reduce the size of all the additional secondary branches.

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Answered on July 13, 2023

Yes, they are the same. The sentence before that one explains, "Melons produce a primary stem with many secondary or lateral branches."

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