WATERMELON

Watermelon

Planting Guide

50 foot Row: 1/4 oz.

Per Acre: 3 to 4 lbs. in hills

Planting Depth: 1/2 inch

Spacing in Row: 24 to 48 inches

Rows Apart: 8 feet

Planting Date: April 15 to May 15

Days to Emergence: 4 to 8

Fertilizer: 4 lbs to 50 ft. row

Common Insects: Aphid, Cucumber Beetle, Leaf Miner, Pickle Worm, Squash Vine Borer, Squash Bug Notes: Avoid planting until warm weather.  Keep well watered until fruit starts to fill out. Soil needs to be slightly acid: pH 6. Takes up enormous space.

 

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