cantaloupe seeds

jollyrd(Richmond VA)August 8, 2008

We bought two delicious cantaloupes from the neighbor, he grows them on his land, so we have the same weather conditions. I kept the seeds from one, did not eat the other one yet - saving for this weekend. I gently washed the seeds, and spread them out on paper towel to dry. They are dry for few days now. What do I do next? Put in paper envlope and store in the dark? When do I plant them and how to handle? I am hoping to dedicate a rasied bed for them - plant on the edges in the bed and let the fruits grow on the ground.

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georgez5il(z5 IL)

Store in a cool dry location. periodically check for fungal growth. Direct sow in bead after all danger of frost has passed

    Bookmark   August 11, 2008 at 5:34PM
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jollyrd(Richmond VA)

well, they have germinated and I can't wait to see them grow and get my own fruit! Thank you!

    Bookmark   April 28, 2009 at 12:04PM
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