Ask a Question forum→Cross pollination cantaloupe? Having trouble distinguishing male from female

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Panama City Beach, Florida.
Ckhoop
Jun 12, 2020 1:13 PM CST
Folks. Can male/female flowers be determined from this shot?

Thanks


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Bryan, TX
WAMcCormick
Jun 12, 2020 3:00 PM CST
I can't tell for sure in that shot. The early (young plant) blooms are usually all male. The female blooms have a very tiny fruit at the base of each bloom. Male blooms do not.
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oneeyeluke
Jun 13, 2020 12:23 AM CST
When you see cantaloupe you have a cantaloupe flower.
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