Is this watermelon geared for success?


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It’s in a container. And I just put it in a large sunny spot on the side of my house where it will be growing on a brick floor.

it’s in a laundry hamper which is about 15 gallons if I’m not mistaken. It fit 50 Cubic feet of potting mix.

would a larger pot help? Will the leaves shade bricks from getting too hot? How can I make this setup work?

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It will work but if you have a melon on the vine that is not on the pavers you will have to figure out a way to support it. And, if you have a melon on the pavers you should place it on a scrap piece of wood or carpet or something to keep the melon cooler. Cement absorbs heat and roasted watermelon isn't very tasty.
 
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I agree with Chuck, the pavement will be way too hot for your planter and the melons in June and July.
 

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