Growing Canteloupe in a container

Asked May 30, 2018, 1:48 PM EDT

What type of nutrients do I need to add to the soil for the plant for best production. Do I need perlite?

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Here is our general gardening webpages, which you may find very helpful: https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/learn/vegetables

You do not have to use perlite, but you can. Here is container gardening help: https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/learn/container-gardening

Here is the specific information on cantaloupe: It does not address cantaloupe in containers, but does have fertilizer requirements: https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/learn/vegetable-crops

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Here is our general gardening webpages, which you may find very helpful: https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/learn/vegetables

You do not have to use perlite, but you can. Here is container gardening help: https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/learn/container-gardening

Here is the specific information on cantaloupe: It does not address cantaloupe in containers, but does have fertilizer requirements: https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/learn/vegetable-crops

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