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Q.I Went Away For A Day And Came Back The Next Day And My Melon And Canteloupe Plants Were Very Very Limp But I Watered Them Very Go

Zone laawton ok 73505 | Anonymous added on August 14, 2021 | Answered

od that morning before i left are they dead? i watered them real good when i came home are my fruit still good that has grown? my little melons seem soft and my canteloupe

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Answered on August 30, 2021

It sounds like it was overwatered. It is important that the soil be allowed to dry out on top, very thoroughly, between waterings. Soil that stays saturated for too long will suffocate roots.

This collection of articles will help you with the care of canteloupes:


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