Watermelon Plants
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Charleston gray watermelon has developed black rot

Zone 6 | Anonymous added on August 22, 2016 | Answered

At the end of my Charleston gray watermelon has developed black rot. What is the cause of this? The watermelon was growing well up until this week, then I saw black rot on the end.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 22, 2016

Watermelon can suffer from Blossom End Rot.
This is a lack of Calcium.
Here is a link that explains the issue.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/watermelon/blossom-rot-in-watermelons.htm

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