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Q.cantaloupe-how do you get larger fruit?

Zone 9 | KF5EMZ1@GMAIL.COM added on July 26, 2012 | Answered

How do you get larger fruit? I’m getting fruit but they are the size of softballs. Thanks.

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Answered on July 27, 2012

Use a higher phosphorous fertilizer early in the season. This will result in more flowers, which brings more fruit. Then, once fruit starts to develop, use a higher nitrogen fertilizer, as this will result in larger fruit.

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