Melon Honey Dew Green Flesh

$3.50

  • Cucumis melo
  • Seed Packets contain approx 30 seeds.
  • Open Pollinated. Untreated

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Melon Honey Dew Green Flesh

Melon Honey Dew Green Flesh has been grown in France and Algeria since around 1880 before becoming popular around the world. The fruit have a smooth, creamy white skin with lime-green flesh that is very sweet with a small seed cavity. They store very well and are around 15 to 20cm long and 13cm in diameter weighing (Expect fruit around 1 to 2 kg).

The melon is ready when the skin starts to yellow. The melon at this stage should come off easily. I often note a smell also.

Sow: Start mid October and no later than early December on a heat mat in a hothouse or indoors. Germination is higher with bottom heat of 25 degrees C. Do not over-water seedlings. If growing outside, consider laying black plastic to speed up and maintain warmer soils in Tasmania in late spring and early summer.

Spacing: 1.2m however they do well in grow bags (1 seedling to a bag). Best up a trellis.

Germination: Optimal Soil temperature is 26 to 30 C (around 5-10 days to germination)

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