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What Causes Watermelons to Burst Open Before They Ripen

Before my crimson sweet watermelons get ripe, they crack open and burst. Why?

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#1 Comment By Nikki On 08/29/2011 @ 7:00 am

Uneven watering is normally the reason for this. Watermelons should be watered a few times a week, and more so in extreme heat. Adding mulch, like straw, is also an effective way to retain moisture. This article will help you: [1]

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