Do watermelons grow well in Utah?
Most grow well in Utah. Soil: Watermelons prefer organic, rich, well- drained, sandy soils for best growth. Most soils will grow watermelons provided they are well-drained.
Can you grow melons in Utah?
There are multiple types of watermelon, the most popular being varieties that are large with red flesh, like Crimson Sweet. But many other varieties grow well in Utah, including some with yellow flesh like Yellow Baby and Golden Crown, and smaller, “personal” melons. Different varieties can be seedless or seeded.
Can cantaloupe grow in Utah?
Transplants mature about 2 weeks before seeded melons and should be used in short growing areas of Utah. Planting and Spacing: Cantaloupe should be planted when soils are 65°F or after all frost danger has past. Plant 4-6 seeds in mounds 4 feet apart. After they have two leaves, thin to 2 plants per mound.