Watermelons Are getting Dropped

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Watermelons Are getting Dropped

Postby jacobelias » Sat May 15, 2021 6:40 am

Hello,

I am growing watermelons and bees around for pollination, as baby watermelons are getting dropped after the flowers are turned into baby watermelons (please see the attached photos), most of them will have a blackspot

What should be the solution to prevent falling baby watermelons?

Appreciate any insight or help.

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Re: Watermelons Are getting Dropped

Postby snooky » Sat May 15, 2021 11:55 am

Morning Jacob,
Could be Blossom-end Rot.Have a read of this website,it may give some answers:-https://www.almanac.com/plant/watermelons
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Re: Watermelons Are getting Dropped

Postby jacobelias » Sun May 16, 2021 8:36 am

Thanks for the update.

Does yogurt mix with water improve calcium content in soil?
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Re: Watermelons Are getting Dropped

Postby snooky » Sun May 16, 2021 4:11 pm

Doubt it.Calcium carbonate in the form of,say, Dolomite Lime is probably what you need,Scatter on the soil and hoe in and water.What is your growing medium in Bahrain?If it it is poor and mostly sand then not holding nutrients and water then plants may simply be aborting because they can't support the fruits.
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