Solanum muricatum Pepino Melon
- 1 x Solanum muricatum Melon Pépino
|Botanical name||Solanum muricatum Pepino|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Harvest time||July - September|
|Preferred Soil||Well drained soil|
|Mature width||30cm - 40cm|
How to take care of Solanum muricatum Pepino Melon
Treat much like tomato plants. Grow in full sun, water regularly. Use well-drained soil. Nor hardy so must be care over winter in greenhouse or conservatory. Feed the plants as follows: give an organic based fertilizer, such as dried manure on the top soil one week after planting and allow it to gradually soak into the ground, then every two weeks a liquid fertilizer such as Phostrogen as a foliar feed. Melons need plenty of water, feeding and sun. It will not tolerate shade.
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