You will need
- - watermelon seeds;
- - soil;
- - water.
Immediately in a permanent place of watermelon seeds planted only in the southern regions of the country more cold you need to first grow the seedlingsand then placed in the ground, but under cover.
First, determine the grade. It must be suitable for your region. If you live in the middle latitudes, the seeds of the South will not work. It is better to choose a variety with medium to early maturity.
Now you need to choose the date of sowing. If you are planning to plant watermelons in a greenhouse, the seedlings can be 30 days. When sown in the open ground, this period is reduced 20-25 days. Look in the lunar calendar, choose a number close to selected. Now you can start seed germination of watermelon.
Loop water-melon seeds, sort damaged. The shell of the seed hard, soaking will speed up the germination process and increase the number who rise shoots. To soften the surface layer, heat the water to +50oC. Place the seeds in a light cotton fabric, and then, 10 minutes into this water.
Now put them in a small glass jar, top cover with a double layer of cheesecloth and secure it with a rubber band. Pour watermelon seeds pink solution of potassium permanganate for 15 minutes. Drain it and rinse the contents of the jar slightly warm running water.
Place the seeds in cheesecloth, put them on a saucer. Make sure that the tissue was kept moist. In a warm room, the seedlings will appear in 3-4 days. Remove the seeds for 12 hours in the refrigerator shelf where +3+6оС.
Now, they can be planted into the soil. Fill with seedling soil for cucumbers in pots with a diameter of 10-13 inches, make in the middle deepening is equal to 3 cm Pour it with water, put a watermelon seed, and sprinkle the earth. Slip into each bowl a small transparent bag or cover all the pots with cellophane. Move containers in a warm place.
Twice a day check to see whether the seedlings. If this happens, put the pot with the seedling closer to the light on the window sill. Ensure the germination temperature is +17+20 oC. After 5 days raise it to +25C. Watering seedlings is not very often, but profusely, then it won't be extended.
In any case, not netprivate watermelon seeds before soaking to avoid damage to the future of the plant.
If there is no stimulator of growth, soak seeds in solution of al, a glass of water pour half a teaspoon of the juice of this plant.