Name: Watermelon

Light: Direct sunlight for 8-6 hours

Water: Requires lots of water. To ensure its fruit ripens properly, it is important to maintain a consistent watering schedule when the plant is preparing to bear fruit.

Soil: Prepare soil with natural fertilisers, good drainage, and air flow. You may mix coco peat and coco chips to black soil.

Potential problems: Susceptible to diseases caused by fungi and other pests.

General Information: Watermelon is one of the most popular fruits in the Maldives. The colour, shape and taste of the fruit depends on the quality of seeds and the farming techniques used. If planted in a pot, ensure to provide adequate space, and choose an appropriate variety to allow it to propagate.

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