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Sakata Sweet Melon

€3,25 EUR

This type of Asian melon also called conomon and has been grown in Asia for thousands of years. Golden-yellow softball-sized fruits with very sweet and crispy flesh. Seeds saved by us in Cork, Ireland.

Scientific Name: Cucumis Melo

Plant Life Cycle: fully hardy annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 21C

Germination time in days: 4-10 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 85 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. Melons love heat.