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Japanese Sakata, Green Sweet Melon - [ Garden Seeds, Seed2Go.ca] - VG-SSM - Melon
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Japanese Sakata, Green Sweet Melon


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In some Asian cultures the melons are harvested when just slightly under-ripe and used for pickling, adding the perfect balance of sweet and sour to chicken curry salads. Cut into wedges for a sweet summer snack or into bite-sized pieces to add to fruit or savory salads. The flesh blends nicely into a smooth consistency for beverages and chilled soups. The melon will keep at room temperature for up to a week once ripe. Cut melon should be kept refrigerated and consumed within four days.

Muskmelon, Hales Best Jumbo Melon, Cantaloupe, Organic - [ Seed2Go - Canada ] - V-HBJW2 - Melon
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Muskmelon, Hales Best Jumbo Melon, Cantaloupe, Organic


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Cantaloupe sprouts, stems, leaves, flowers, fruit, and seeds are edible.

Muskmelon Hale's Best Jumbo Cantaloupe matures early and has an excellent sweet flavor. This hardy variety will grow in all regions and is more drought tolerant than other melons. The beautiful oval melons have a ribbed, tan skin, and a sweet, musky flavor and aroma.

Muskmelon  Cantaloupes are a variety of the muskmelon, and the name “cantaloupe” refers specifically to the North American variety.

Cantaloupe seeds can be planted directly into the garden.

Sow seed directly into the garden soil a few weeks after the last frost date. Seeds can be planted again in late summer for a fall harvest. 

Create a hill of well-drained soil about 10" high and 2' across. Plant 3 seeds 1" deep on top. Later thin to one plant per hill. Grow in full sun and water often.

They should come up in 7-14 days depending on the soil temperature. They grow quickly in warm weather. Keep their roots cooler with a few inches of mulch and it will conserve moisture and reduce weed growth. If you are in a cooler climate try to keep plants as warm as possible. One suggestion is to plant them next to a warm south-facing wall and to cover the vines during cooler nights. 

Cantaloupe vines spread quickly across the garden and can reach 3-6' long. If space is limited they can be trained up a trellis, but be sure to provide support for the hanging melons. When the fruits on the trellis are the size of a baseball place them in a stretchy net or sling. For larger melons, keep only 2-3 fruits per vine and remove the others. Harvest when the melons they are yellowish-orange and slightly soft near the stem. They can gently be pulled from the vines when mature.

Each packet contains 30 Organic Muskmelon Hale's Best Jumbo Cantaloupe seeds. Cucumis melo Annual. Open-pollinated, heirloom, non-GMO. Harvest after 80 days  

This packet plants 10 mounds for growing 10 plants. 

 

Type Melon
Family Gourd Family
Temperature Soil 65-70F
Temperature Daytime 80-100F
Temperature Evening 50+F
Lighting Light, Full, 6-8 Hours / Day
Water Heavy, 3 Gal / Day
Maturity Long, 65-115 Days
PH Neutral Ph Neutral, 6-6.8
Zones 3A-11lb
Plant Placement 4 Plants, 2 Per Row

Charentais French Melon


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$3.99

It is a small variety of melon, around the size of a softball. It has flesh similar to most cantaloupes, but with a distinct and more intense aroma, and a more pink hue. It originated in the Charentes region of France, and is most associated with the Provençal area around the town of Cavaillon.

Type Melon
Family Gourd Family
Temperature Soil 65-70F
Temperature Daytime 80-100F
Temperature Evening 50+F
Lighting Light, Full, 6-8 Hours / Day
Water Heavy, 3 Gal / Day
Maturity Long, 65-115 Days
PH Neutral Ph Neutral, 6-6.8
Zones 3A-11lb
Plant Placement 4 Plants, 2 Per Row