Aphrodite produces large melons weighing 6 to 8 lbs. and matures 2-3 days earlier than Athena. It has shown improved netting, which is an important advantage for fall plantings or under stressful conditions where the netting can be weak. Aphrodite muskmelon stores and ships well after harvest and its salmon colored flesh is firm and sweet. Resistant to FW (0,1,2) and PM (1,2).
Approx 30 seeds
Depth: 1/2 inch
Spacing: 18-20 inches
Soil type: rich
Sun: full sun
Days to harvest: 75 days
Hardiness Zones: 3-10
Melons prefer slightly sandy, very rich, well-drained soil. Be careful not to over water vines, especially as fruit is approaching maturity
Hand harvested and packed for the 2023 season. We are a small batch grower, so limited quantities are available.
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