Can you grow watermelon, rockmelon and cucumbers close together?

When growing watermelon, rockmelon and cucumber close together, will they cross pollinate and will the resulting fruit of either the watermelon, rockmelon or cucumber be bitter?

yates

20 November 2012 09:47 PM

You can grow watermelon, rockmelon and cucumber close together without fear of cross pollination or bitterness of taste. The following article offers a detailed explanation. http://www.ipm.iastate.edu/ipm/hortnews/1996/8-23-1996/crosspol.html

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