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Milan L

Winnipeg, Manitoba

I've been growing giant pumpkins for the past few years, but this is the first time with watermelons. Do I let the tertiary vines grow and never trim any of my vines - just let them turn around and fill the spaces? Thanks

7/8/2019 2:49:51 PM

jlindley

NE Arkansas

Some do some don't. Some grow smaller plants (under 200 sq ft), some grow larger plants (over 300 sq ft)

7/8/2019 6:11:25 PM

Milan L

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Thanks - I heard something about not pruning them, but just wanted to hear what others did

7/10/2019 1:39:33 AM

Tennessee Dreamer (Team Bubba)

Malabon City, Manila, The Philippines

A good pruning of a large healthy vine at the right time may give it's melon accelerated growth for a time. Anecdotal I know, but I have seen it myself.

7/10/2019 9:04:24 PM

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