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Schalks92

Dodge city

How many days from seed to actual fruit for colossal cantaloupes cause I got approved from the corporation office like three days ago to attempt the record and when is the best time to plant them. I'm debating whether to plant them may 24 or a week earlier.

2/23/2017 6:33:37 PM

Charles B.(Team Bubba)

Grant, AL

I didn't know you had to be approved to attempt a record?

2/23/2017 6:36:28 PM

Josh Scherer

Piqua, Ohio

around 60, mid May is a good time to start for late August weigh offs.

2/24/2017 12:04:00 AM

Schalks92

Dodge city

Well Charles b. I had to send a application to Guinness world records to attempt the world record title and I met the requirements for it and Josh scherer thank you for checking the growing days to

2/24/2017 1:36:16 PM

Charles B.(Team Bubba)

Grant, AL

Good luck on your record attempt. I thought you only needed to contact Guiness if you actually broke a world record, not just to attempt to break it. If everyone that attempted to break a WR sent in an application to do so then they would be flooded with paperwork and wouldn't have time to confirm the actual records that have already been grown lol. I think a new WR lope will be grown this year..... in NE Arkansas!!

2/24/2017 2:02:14 PM

Josh Scherer

Piqua, Ohio

I'may just glad to see more people interested in growing cantaloupes again, the problem I have is BES. 59 lbs is the biggest I've got, and since then haven't got close. I predict the record will be broke more than once this year.

2/24/2017 3:10:53 PM

Peace, Wayne

Owensboro, Ky.

Charles & Josh, I agree that the lope record will be broken this year. But not north of me or south of me...but here in the Great Commonwealth of Kentucky!!! Peace, Wayne & you don't have to have it at weighoff time, mark's new contest let's you weigh it early...like maters, but not bp, I think.Involves entering his contest, and making a video of lope on the scale, etc!! Peace, Wayne

2/25/2017 2:00:29 AM

brotherdave

Corryton, TN

Not to be confused, seed to ripe fruit is more like 85-90 days. Josh got it right on start to finish date approximation.

2/25/2017 6:36:32 AM

Schalks92

Dodge city

OK. Thanks everyone and brotherdave I think I was right about that part too after I got off the phone with a friend of mine who's parents own a family owned nursery said the same thing also 85-90 days.

2/25/2017 10:00:11 AM

Peace, Wayne

Owensboro, Ky.

& to everyone, from my very limited experience...they go from dark green & growing to orange, ripe, and rotting away in a very short time frame...2/3 days! Be dilligent when fruit starts to ripen!! Peace, Wayne

3/5/2017 2:15:48 AM

jlindley

NE Arkansas

My 53.4 went from green to yellow and ripe within 12 hrs... at dap 41...

3/5/2017 11:48:30 PM

removed_20180906

Valencia Spain

I reckon 41 is normal Was told around 45 days

3/6/2017 3:47:56 PM

Peace, Wayne

Owensboro, Ky.

So...seed to finish & pollination to finish & green to ripe are all being discussed here. Kul Beans Peace, Wayne Grow em BIG!!!

4/6/2017 1:02:41 AM

Peace, Wayne

Owensboro, Ky.

Sorta think about starting a couple tomorrow, just for some good eats!!! Peace, Wayne

5/23/2017 12:20:37 AM

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