The Vedrantais melon is an early variety of cantaloup melon that will do well in short summer seasons. It produces fruits of 10-15 cm of diameter, with a very dense, sweet and fragrant flesh.
Scientific Name: cucumis melo
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 21C
Germination time in days: 4-10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 85-120 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: humus, well drained and fertile soil
Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 6-4 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.