Watermelon Stages


A complete Crop Nutrition System composed of water-soluble fertilizer formulas –specially designed to be applied at each phenological stage.

Soludrip® Watermelons has three formulas that are specially designed to fulfill the plants' nutritional requirements in the following stages:

1- Starter Stage

Application range: between 5 and 30 days after planting or seedling emergence.

Phenology: adaptation and vascular development of the plant; formation of new roots, vegetative growth and sprouting.

2- Vegetative Development Stage

Application range: between 35 and 65 days after planting or seedling emergence.

Phenology: begins stem elongation as well as new shoots and foliar development in the plant. Flowers start to appear and also thickening of stems. There is a vigorous growth and high nutritional and hydric demands.

3- Production Stage

Application range: between 70 days after planting and the end of harvest.

Phenology: fruit formation, filling, pigmentation and sugar concentration; also promotes female flowering, pollination and a high photosynthetic activity.

For better results, we recommend the use of our Just in Time® Plant Nutrient Calculator or consult optimal application rates with a trained soil specialist or with our technical department.