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Grow rock melon in your garden, and enjoy delicious dishes with your very own, home grown produce. This family favourite is a large fruited variety with excellent, deep coloured flesh and mouth watering flavour. It's easy to grow and something that the whole family will enjoy.
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Drop seeds 12mm deep, direct in final position. Sow 4 or 5 seeds in clumps, later thinning to the two strongest seedlings. Allow 100cm between rows and 40-50 cm 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 soil well by adding organic material and or complete fertiliser.
Keep this plant well watered.