Q.Hi Dear Do You Grow Watermelons? And Do You Know A Lot About Them, Ave Been Growing Them For A While Now, And I Love Watermelons..
but I need some help on how to grow more than one melon on a plant.. I only get 1 melon per plant for some reason the other don� �t hold only one stays I don’t know why I’m not sure if I’m not doing something right? Or the soil or what… I normally han d pollinate them sometimes they get big sometimes they stay small but always 1 melon per plant why is that.. my bro said the seeds need some kind of coating over them.. yes I’m using seeds from previous melons.. I would really appreciate it if U could give m e some pointers on how to get more than 1 melon per plant if you know thanks…
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
This is pretty typical. Sometimes, new hybrids can be coaxed into producing more than that, but keeping seeds will lead to less than ideal progeny.
It will help you to start with fresh seed from a reputable breeder. This will ensure a better crop, of course, with proper care.
Here is an article to help you grow watermelon: