Korean Melon / Cucumis melo L. var. makuwa
The Korean melon, a cool sub-temperate crop, grows well in greenhouses, open fields, and home gardens. With the help of the instructions on how to grow Korean melons provided here, plant their seedlings, and pick sweet and flavorful melons right from the vine, this summer.
- Melons grow well in slightly acidic, fertile, and well-drained (for good air circulation) soil.
- Korean melons grow well in temperatures between 60 and 84°F. They grow best with day temperatures between 75 to 84°F. and night temperatures between 60 to 75°F.
- The plants need full sun exposure throughout the day. They grow well in areas where the summers last for 3 – 4 months. They need around 50 – 55 warm days to grow.
Initially, at least two inches of water will be required to settle the soil. Once they settle, the plants would need a minimum of 1 – 2 inches of water a week.