Choosing the right watermelon to grow can get very technical and oftentimes confusing. Like most fruits and vegetables that can simply and easily be broken down into hybrid and open-pollinated, watermelons can bend, and sometimes break the rules especially when it comes to pollination. To throw a wrench in those gears even further, watermelons also come in seedless varieties that require special circumstances to be pollinated. To keep things simple, let’s cover the differences between seedless watermelons and traditional seeded watermelons.
Watermelon is the quintessential Summertime treat in most areas of the world. Because of their popularity in home gardens, we get a lot of questions from both beginner and long-time gardeners when Spring garden planning begins. So let’s address the questions we get the most when deciding to grow your watermelons at home.