|How do you manually pollinate cantaloupe flowers?|
|Go out in the morning with an artist's paintbrush. Dust the brush tip on the surface of the male bloom and then onto the surface of a female bloom to transfer the pollen. This should be repeated daily as new blooms are opening each day.|
The way to tell male and female flowers apart is the female flowers have a small fuzzy round green cantaloupe fruit at the base of the flower while male blooms only have the thin stem that attaches them to the vine.
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