(Best months for planting Rockmelon in Australia - temperate regions)
S = Plant undercover in seed trays. T = Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
September: Frost tender
Start in small pots then transplant when no danger of frosts. Plant into a raised mound to provide good drainage and warmth. Provide plenty of water.
Ready to use when the fruit falls from the vine
In the United Kingdom start the seeds in a heated greenhouse with plenty of light.
Rockmelons may need hand pollination with a soft brush.
Cut in half and scoop out and discard the seeds.
Sprinkle with some ground ginger or serve plain.
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