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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 $3.00 This packet plants 10 mounds for growing 10 plants. This item is part of the Get Real Grow Food collection. Click here for more choices. Cantaloupe sprouts, stems, leaves, flowers, fruit, and seeds are edible. This melon has sweet orange flesh and makes a great summertime treat. It can be eaten at breakfast, added to fruit salads. or cut into cubes for a snack. It's fun to eat it on the rind. Seeds can be roasted for a healthy snack full of fiber. Features. Hale's Best Jumbo Cantaloupe is best eaten fresh. The melons are ready to harvest when the rind changes color from green or grey to yellow. Harvest when the stem pulls easily and cleanly from the fruit. If the stem has to be removed forcibly from the melon, it is not fully mature. In addition, mature melons have a distinct, musky aroma and the end opposite the stem should be slightly soft. One common way to preserve cantaloupe is by freezing. Cut it into large cubes and store the fruit in a sealed container in the freezer. Benefits. Like most fruits, cantaloupe has high water content, at almost 90 percent. Eating cantaloupe helps you stay hydrated throughout the day, which is important for heart health. When you’re hydrated, your heart doesn’t have to work as hard to pump blood. Good hydration also supports digestion and healthy kidneys. Cantaloupe is full of beta-carotene and comparable to the amount in carrots. Beta-carotene is a type of carotenoid pigment that gives this melon its bright orange color. Once eaten, beta-carotene is converted into vitamin A and acts as a powerful antioxidant to help fight free radicals that attack cells in your body. Cantaloupe is an excellent source of folic acid, potassium, vitamin C, and dietary fiber.

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Imagine the first day of spring - the warmth, the beauty, the lightheartedness of it all. With Cucumber Melon you can experience this every day! The scent not only freshens a room but lifts the spirits. Ripe melon and crisp cucumber linger throughout the day with candles, soaps, and lotions. Welcome to Spring! Welcome to Cucumber Melon!

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Description The cool, sweet, fresh, sunny taste of watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew and musk melon come alive in Bickford Flavors melon flavoring. In addition to a variety of beverage recipes, our melon flavoring is ideal in gelato, ice cream, salsa and candies. Cool, breezy and light -- Bickford Flavors melon flavoring is like a barefoot walk on a white sandy beach. Ingredients Oils of Natural Flavors. Contains Tree Nuts.

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Iroquois melons are wilt resistant and easy to grow at home. Skin is thick, deeply ribbed and heavily netted with a gray-green color. Flesh is deep salmon colored. Melons grow to be 7 inches by 6 inches and weigh 5-7 lbs. Sow seeds directly in full sun in the spring. Seeds should be sown 1: below the soil surface with hills spaced 12: apart. Melons are ready for harvest after 75-90 days, or when they appear to reach their full size. These melons ship and store well. Iroquois melons are wilt resistant and easy to grow at home. Skin is thick, deeply ribbed and heavily netted with a gray-green color. Flesh is deep salmon colored. Melons grow to be 7 inches by 6 inches and weigh 5-7 lbs. Melon Seeds - Iroquois Sow seeds directly in full sun in the spring. Seeds should be sown 1: below the soil surface with hills spaced 12: apart. Melons are ready for harvest after 75-90 days, or when they appear to reach their full size. These melons ship and store well. Latin Name: Cucumis melo Days to Maturity: 75-90 Days to Full Maturity - Annual Crop - Not Intended to Over-winter - All Zones in the U.S.A Germination Rate: High – Open Pollinated Seeds for: Farm & Garden Vegetable / Fruit Seeds Seed Quality: Non-GMO - Heirloom - Premium Seeds Seeds Per Package: 3 g - Approximately 100 Seeds .25 g - Approximately 225 Seeds 1 oz - Approximately 950 Seeds 4 oz - Approximately 3,800 Seeds 1 lb - Approximately 15,200 Seeds 5 lb - Approximately 76,000 Seeds Mountain Valley Seed Company Brand - Independently Family Owned & Operated Small Seed Company - Premium Quality Seeds

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Passport is a high quality Galia type melon that is early to mature. Large, early, 5 to 7 lb. fruit have high sugar levels and delicious flavor. The fruit slips when ripe and the rind turns from green to yellow. Passport is always the first melon to ripen in our trials. Sample it to your customers and they'll likely come back for more. SHIPPING Seed Treated 25 Seeds: We have ordered more from the supplier. We expect to receive the product by 02/21/22. If we do receive it by then, it should ship by 03/11/22 Seed Treated 1,000 Seeds: We have under 5 packages of this product. We have ordered more from the supplier. We expect to receive the product by 02/21/22. If we do receive it by then, it should ship by 03/11/22 PACKAGING Approximately 10,800 seeds per pound CULTURE Seeding depth: 0.5 - 0.75 inches Germination days: 5 - 10 days Weeks indoor: 2 - 3 weeks Maturation days: 70 days

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Cucumis melo. (80 days) Was originally known as "Sugar Rock". Was released in 1930/31 by the Joseph Harris seed co. Was referred to as a "rock" melon because of its exterior appearance. Honey Rock melon produces incredibly sweet fruits that are up to six inches in diameter with a tough, coarsely netted skin. The flavorful sweet salmon colored flesh of Honey Rock melon will certainly be a fantastic addition to any breakfast in bed. Organic Honey Rock Melon Seed Honey Rock produces vigorous vines, with an average of five to seven fruits per plant. Honey Rock melon is fusarium wilt resistant. 1932 Burpee's Seed Catalog says about Honey Rock Melon: "Smooth, round fruits of medium size, with a heavy, coarse netting over a slate-colored ground. Tasty, honey-sweet salmon flesh. Solid, thick meat of firm texture but free from fiber. A distinct variety."1933 Shumways Seed Catalog says about Honey Rock Melon: "A distinctive new type, fast gaining in popularity. The fruits are almost perfectly round, non-ribbed, and covered with a very heavy netting. The meat is of super quality, very thick, firm textured, deep orange in color and with a unique honey-sweet flavor. A tough-rinded type excellent for shipping. Very productive, yielding 5 to 7 fruits to the vine. Destined to be the leading cantaloupe in all markets." 1 g - Approximately 30 Seeds‬ 1 oz - Approximately 1,000 Seeds‬ 4 oz - Approximately 4,000 Seeds‬ 1 lb - Approximately 16,000 Seeds

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Rich, sweet, and intensely juicy, our cantaloupe pieces are designed to delight. Wrinkled into a mellow orange, each sugary slice of this melon is sweet and savory. The unique flavor of cantaloupe is presented in a burst of juice that ensures a memorable aftertaste. Vibrant in appearance and splendid in taste, our cantaloupe pieces are excellent as both a home treat or a party favor. Enjoy them on their own or use them to decorate a cake! With this versatile cantaloupe treat, the possibilities are endless. Ingredients:Cantaloupe, Sugar, Citric Acid, Sodium Metabisulphite, Cantaloupe Flavor

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65-85 days. The Imperial 45 variety of cantaloupe grows into hardy vines that produce large melons with a classic light golden coloring. Their flesh is sweet and delicious. This summer harvest produces melons that reach maturity in sixty five to eighty five days. These seeds do best when planted in rich and sandy soil, in an area that has full sun. Its hardiness zones are zones three to nine. Download Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF Growing Imperial 45 Cantaloupe Melon Garden Seeds Download Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF Latin Name: cucumis melo var. cantalupensis Other Names: Days to Maturity: 65-85 days Hardiness Zone: 3-9 Planting Depth: ½" Plant Spacing: 2-3” Row Spacing: 4-6’ Growth Habit: Vine Soil Preference: Rich, sandy, Ph 7 to 7.8 Temp Preference: Warmer Light Preference: Full Sun Pests/diseases: Resistant to alternaria, powdery mildew, and downy mildew Color: Light Golden Flavor: Sweet Growing Directions: The Imperial 45 cantaloupe is a sturdy plant that does well when it is either sown indoors and transplanted a few weeks later, or sown directly outdoors. These seeds need rich and sandy soil, and it is best if the pH level of the soil is between 6.5 and 7.5. They also need an area with full sunlight to fully thrive, so look for this when determining the best area to grow your vines. Sow each seed with the pointed end pointing downwards in a small lump of soil, and cover each one with about half an inch of soil. Keep four to six feet between the rows, spacing plants two to three feet apart within these rows. Water them close to the ground, aiming to not get the vines wet in the process, which often can cause diseases in the plant. After 65-85 days, the melons should be ready for harvest. You will know that they are ready when they are starting to pull away from the stem and are easily pulled off of the vine, as well as when they are slightly golden. After harvest, these melons can stay fresh and ready to eat for up to three weeks. Facts: Read this article by Live Science about the nutritional value of cantaloupe. Seeds Per Package: 3 g - Approximately 100 Seeds 1 oz - Approximately 1,000 Seeds 4 oz - Approximately 4,000 Seeds 1 lb - Approximately 16,000 Seeds 5 lb - Approximately 80,000 Seeds

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75 days. The Athena Hybrid variety of cantaloupe is a large melon with a sweet taste. The vine produces melons that reach maturity in as soon as seventy five days; earlier than many other varieties of cantaloupe. These seeds do best with full sun, in zones three to nine. Rich, sandy soil is preferable. Athena is an early-maturing eastern melon in a class of its own, asked for by name from gardeners to growers. Athena has consistently delivered at the top for flesh color, flavor, aroma, firmness, and shelf life after harvest. Athena may be used in some areas as a specialty type melon featuring superior high flavor. Oval melons are 5 to 6 pounds with thick, firm, orange flesh. Coarse netting, minor sutures. Pick Athena at full slip for best quality and flavor. Download Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF Growing Athena Hybrid Cantaloupe Melon Garden Seeds Download Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF Latin Name: cucumis melo var. cantalupensis Other Names: Days to Maturity: 75 days Hardiness Zone: 3-9 Planting Depth: ½" Plant Spacing: 2-3” Row Spacing: 4-6’ Growth Habit: Vine Soil Preference: Rich, sandy, Ph 7 to 7.8 Temp Preference: Warmer Light Preference: Full Sun Pests/diseases: Susceptible to melon aphids, cucumber beetles, downy and powdery mildew. Color: Light Golden Flavor: Mild, similar to honeydew. Growing Directions: These cantaloupe seeds do well when they are sown indoors and transplanted a few weeks later, or transplanted outside directly. This important thing is that they are always in a warm environment, as melons are a summer grower, and need warm soil and sun to thrive. The best type of soil for this variety is rich and sandy soil, best with a pH between 7 and 7.8. These vines will grow smaller melons and flowers along with larger melons. Throughout growth, thin out the vine removing the smaller melons and flowers to direct the plant's energy towards producing large and delicious melons. Water these plants often to keep the soil consistently moist, around 1-2 inches of water each week is sufficient. Be sure not to wet the plant itself, rather water the plant low near the roots so that it doesn’t accumulate disease. When the melons are ready for harvest around 75 days after being planted, they will be easily pulled off of the fine and slightly golden, even on their outside. They will keep for a few weeks after harvest. Facts: Read this article by Live Science about the nutritional value of cantaloupe. Seeds Per Package: 3 g - Approximately 100 Seeds 1 oz - Approximately 1,000 Seeds 4 oz - Approximately 4,000 Seeds 1 lb - Approximately 16,000 Seeds 5 lb - Approximately 80,000 Seeds

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Sugar Cube is a small, personal-sized 2 lb. melon that offers the best disease package that any melon variety has to offer. Although Sugar Cube is small, it's big on taste with its deep orange flesh that has a superb eating quality. The round fruit have medium netting and no sutures, and they hold up well in cold storage after harvest. Resistant to PM (1,2),FW (0,1,2), ZYMV, PRSV and WMV. SHIPPING Seed Treated 1,000 Seeds: We have ordered more from the supplier. We expected to have received the product by now but have not. We will update this message ASAP, last updated Jan 17 2022 10:02AM. PACKAGING Approximately 13,340 seeds per pound CULTURE Seeding depth: 0.5 - 0.75 inches Germination days: 5 - 10 days Weeks indoor: 2 - 3 weeks Maturation days: 81 days

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