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Cantaloupe requires 35 to 45Cantaloupe requires 35 to 45 days to mature from flowering, depending on the temperature. Female blossoms have a small swelling or bulb at the base of the flower. Keep in mind that cantaloupe blossoms have a pollination window of one day. Pollen must be transferred from the male flower to the female flower on this day for seed set and fruit development.

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