Each fruit weighs about 5 pounds with netted skin and thick, orange flesh dripping with honey sweet flavor. This Persian heirloom is thought to be the granddaddy of the modern-day cantaloupe, and it has been a popular choice for centuries. One of our personal favorites to grow for eating.
Approx 30 seeds
Depth: 1/2 inch
Spacing: 18-20 inches
Soil type: rich
Sun: full sun
Days to harvest: 95 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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