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Pride of Wisconsin Melon Heirloom

€2,80 EUR
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Pride of Wisconsin Melon is a heirloom from the United States that was first introduced to the public in 1937. This Melon has a fabulous old fashion flavour. The Pride of Wisconsin melon is a cantaloupe type variety that produces large yields 2-3 kg melon, with a sweet and firm orange flesh and a hard green to grey shell. This one is a must have for the gourmet garden.

Scientific Name: cucumis melo

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 21C

Germination time in days: 4-10 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 85-110 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.