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Seedless watermelon pollinator

Posted by saturn69 4? (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 21, 07 at 17:40

Can I just get any old plain watermelon variety to pollinate a seedless variety(cooperstown)I'm thinking sugar baby?


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RE: Seedless watermelon pollinator

Sugar Baby is used as a pollinator for many seedless watermelons, although it is not a "universal donor". Many seed sellers include a suitable pollinator, sometimes in a separate little package inside the seedless watermelon seed packet. The pollinator needs to provide pollen at the appropriate time, so it should be the same "degree of earliness" as the triploid.

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RE: Seedless watermelon pollinator

ok no I didn't get no pollinator for sure Cooperstown they say is 85 days and sugarbaby says 75 days will that work fine?


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RE: Seedless watermelon pollinator

Would sugar baby bush(only 3-3.5 ft) variety pollinate the seedless variety, cause I'm trying to save space?


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