watermelon plant - Knowledgebase Question

Jacksonville, Fl
Question by kaygfox
May 8, 2010
My watermelon plant is taking over my garden space and is about 6 feet going each way. Can I tie it up to contain it or what would you suggest.
Thank you


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Answer from NGA
May 8, 2010

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About the only way to contain a watermelon plant is to cut the ends of the vines off. Wait until your plants have begun to set fruit, though. When there are two or three small melons on a vine you can snip off the end of the vine. It will stop growing but it will still support the fruits. Good luck with your garden.

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