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Mr Fothergill's Rock Melon Hales Best
Cucumis melo - Rock Melon Hales Best
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Grow rockmelons in your garden, and enjoy delicious meals with your very own, home grown produce. Rock Melon Hales Best seeds produce an outstanding, sweet flavoured fruit that is powdery mildew resistant and suitable for all types of gardens. Choose a sunny position with well prepared soil to plant your seeds and enjoy fruit that weighs around 1kg.

Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Drop seeds 12mm deep direct in final position. Sow 4 or 5 seeds in clumps, later thinning to the two strongest seedlings. Allow 50cm between rows 40-50cm between clumps. When the young plants have 5 or 6 leaves, pinch out their growing tips to encourage the growth of side shoots. Grow alongside a trellis or fence if space is limited. Keep the plants well watered and prepare the soil well by adding organic material and complete fertiliser.

Watering needs

Keep this plant well watered.