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Hales Best Jumbo Melon cantaloupe

€3,00 EUR

American Heirloom. Hales Best Jumbo cantaloupe melon has been a favorite melon of gardeners for over 100 years. The relatively small melons typically weigh 5 pounds, growing off plants that can stretch to a width of 5 feet. The fruit itself is known for its succulence and sweetness.

Scientific Name: Cucumis Melo

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 21C

Germination time in days: 4-10 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 75 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 21 °C.