The Q&A Archives: Growing Canteloupe

Question: I have heard that when growing watermelon, you need to pinch off all but one or two flowers. Is this necessary when growing canteloupe?

Answer: The goal in pinching off the flowers is to have the plant expend its energy on fewer, but larger, melons. I don't think it is necessary with canteloupe.

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