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( Pulsar Melon )
|'Pulsar' is generally ready for harvest 90 days after sowing. Melons weigh 4-6 pounds. They are round, with heavy netting. Flesh is orange and thick. Vines are resistant to powdery mildew and fusarium, and melons are hardy to chilly temperatures. Melons can be a challenge to grow, so dependant are they on good soil and hot weather.
Starting them in pots can also be useful, as the roots will be less disturbed by transplanting. Vine productivity can be improved by pruning. When the vines are 2.5 feet long, remove the end buds, which will encourage lateral growth. Keeping the vines short will preserve the plant's resources for the fruit.
Important Info : They can be difficult to grow outside the region in which they were developed. Baking hot, sandy soil, is generally a good bet for improving your crop. It is useful to have a cold frame to get the plants going early.
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