A Heirloom Indian Melon variety with wonderful flavor
Kajari melon is an old Indian Melon variety that produces round fruits that can reach 1 kg, with skin offering a range of colors between green, orange and copper and green-pink flesh.
Scientific Name: Cucumis melo
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 21°C
Germination time in days: 4-10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 70 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: well drained, hummus rich and warm
Sowing and cultivation: Sow in pots, at a temperature between 18 and 20°C, 6 weeks before planting. Plant out with the root ball, after the last frosts, in planting holes enriched with compost, spaced 1 m apart in all directions. Sowing in the ground under the same conditions is possible when the soil is well warmed up and the outside temperatures do not fall further below 15°C.