how to tell if honeydew are ripe?

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by tripletmom, Aug 31, 2006.

  1. tripletmom

    tripletmom Well-Known Member

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    They don't fall off the vine like cantaloupe do, so how do you tell? I have the same problem with watermelon, not sure if they're ripe or not. I've wasted several picking and having them not be ready.
     
  2. Island of Blueb

    Island of Blueb Island of Blueb Supporter

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    Press on the end next to the stem, if it gives a little, it is ready.