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Melon Hale's Best Jumbo Cantaloupe/Muskmelon Organic

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Melon Hale's Best Jumbo Cantaloupe/Muskmelon Organic
Melon Hale\'s Best Jumbo Cantaloupe/Muskmelon Organic
Melon Hales Best Jumbo Cantaloupe 1
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$2.69 / EA

Melon Hale's Best Jumbo Cantaloupe/Muskmelon Organic - 1g (~32 seeds)  
Talk to seasoned gardeners, and they still swear by 'Hale's Best Jumbo'. Its 3–5-pound fruits are exceptionally sweet and thick-walled. The seed cavity is small, so you can enjoy more delicious, mouth-watering fruit! Grows and stays sweet in most climates. More drought tolerant than other melons.

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$2.69
Part Number
17086
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Sowing Tips:
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 70°–90°F.

When to Start Inside: Recommended for short-season areas. 2 to 4 weeks before transplanting within 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Sow into biodegradable pots that can be directly planted in the ground; roots are sensitive to disturbance.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Seed Spacing: 2–3 seeds per mound
Row Spacing: 4'–6' apart
Thinning: Thin to 1 plant per mound

Variety Info:
Days to Maturity: 85 days
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Native: Africa, Asia, Australia, West Pacific Islands
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
Plant Dimensions: Sprawling vine; average 6', but can be more.
6" diameter, 3–5 pound average, heavily-netted fruit with very sweet, thick, salmon-pink flesh. Small seed cavity means more fruit! Plants are more drought tolerant than other varieties; however, since melons have a high percentage of water, prolonged drought can reduce yields.