When to plant a melon?
Not all plants are grown in the same conditions. Someone needs more moisture, someone - more light and warmth. Such a plant is a melon. Melon is more whimsical to the conditions of growing than its neighbor in the family - a pumpkin.
About that, when to plant a melon and what conditions it is necessary to consider at landing, it is told in article.
Conditions for germination of seeds
More often than not, a melon is planted with already prepared seedlings,but you can prepare it yourself. At first they are engaged in germination of seeds. They are placed in moist material, so that they are saturated with moisture and give sprouts. The optimum temperature at which sprouts will begin to manifest themselves should correspond to an interval from 25 to 35 ° C. To stimulate growth, seeds can be placed in various solutions of microelements. This procedure is carried out at the request of gardeners. The period of cultivation of melon seedlings is short - 30-35 days.
Conditions for growing seedlings
The melon is then prepared for planting, and this occurs inmid-April-early May. It is important to ensure a normal light and temperature regime. In naturally warm latitudes, seedlings can also be planted in the open space. In conditions with temperatures not reaching a certain level (20-25 ° C is necessary), the seedlings continue to grow in greenhouses. Also, seedlings should be planted in moist soil with a certain interval of plants from each other so that they do not come in contact.