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Vert Olive Melon organic heirloom

€4,00 EUR

The Vert Olive Melon translating to green olive melon is a French heirloom winter melon that is excellent for storing. It is traditionally eaten at Christmas time. This melon is best eaten when the flesh gets stains. Its green flesh is juicy and sweet. 

Scientific Name: cucumis melo

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 21C

Germination time in days: 4-10 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 85-120 days

Sunlight: Full sun

Soil requirement: humus, well drained and fertile soil

Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Sow 1.5 cm deep at 21C soil temperature. Direct sow in a polytunnel after last frost when soil temperature is over 21C.