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Super Green Thumb
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Do melons and Gords get blossom end rot?

A few of my water melons and some gords that have places on the bottom that look identical to blossom end rot on tomatoes. I had to put lime on my tomatoes several times to keep them from getting blossom end rot. I have not put lime on the melons yet. Do melons and gords get blossom end rot?

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Yup, besides tomatoes and peppers, all the cucurbits (watermelon, cukes, squash, gourds, etc) are susceptible to blossom end rot.

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