U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Covid-19 Information Page
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Garden
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 06-30-2015, 07:38 PM
 
Location: North West Arkansas (zone 6b)
2,749 posts, read 2,269,960 times
Reputation: 3778

Advertisements

I got carried away this year since it's my first year of actually growing more than just a few tomatoes.

I wanted to try growing "orangeglo" watermelon but I also had some black diamond seeds that I saved from a melon I purchased last year. Since I don't have alot of space, I put both seeds in my raised bed and the plants are growing like crazy crossing over each other to the point where I can't tell what is what anymore.

Seeing how the bees go crazy crawling all over the flowers, I'm pretty sure I'm going to get some cross pollination due to the proximity of the 2 watermelon vines.

I don't expect to get any crossing between the cantelop, yellow squash, or spaghetti squash but wanted to see if there's any experience good or bad with unintended watermelon crossing.

picture
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Garden
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:10 PM.

© 2005-2020, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top