1. Apply an additional 15-30 pounds of nitrogen per acre when runners are 12 inches long or at early bloom.
  2. If cantaloupes, cucumbers or squash are being grown on plastic with fertigation, apply all of the recommended phosphate and 1/2 of the recommended nitrogen and potash prior to laying the Distribute the remaining nitrogen and potash in weekly intervals over the remainder of the growing season (4 to 6 weeks).