WHEN TO PLANT: Spring planting, soil must be 80 degrees for seed
DEPTH OF PLANTING: 1/2" deep
PLANTS APART IN ROWS (AFTER THINNING): 2
DISTANCE BETWEEN ROWS: 6 feet apart
RAISED BED PLANTING GUIDE: After thinning,
plants should be 2 feet apart throughout bed.
SOIL TYPE RECOMMENDED: light, fertile soil,
rich in compost
NOTE: Melons may be planted in hills; 6
seeds to a hill 3 feet apart.
TUCSON PLANTING INFORMATION: Melons do very
well in summer heat but requires heavy watering.
March 1 through July 1.