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 grown and 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.