pumpkin or wateremelon ...????
help how do I know a Pumpkin from a watermelon,, I planted both in the same patch and I'm growing large balls of something but I don't know what..I live in the pittsburgh pa...thank you
Submitted by ddavis95661

Hi,

 

Thanks for writing. As a general rule, watermelons tend to have leaves with rounded edges and pumpkins are more shield shape with sharp edges.

 

Examples:

Watermelon: http://facultystaff.vwc.edu/~presslar/EconomicBotany/watermelon.htm

Squash: http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/senior/vegetabl/squash5.htm

 

---Justin, Senior Garden Editor, BHG.com

Answered by CostaFarms