Melon, Charentais

Cucumis melo
$1.80 to $14.50
SKU: 1206A
  • Organic
  • Fruits grow to grapefruit size and weigh up to 2 pounds
  • Fragrant, juicy, orange flesh
  • Sweet flavor
  • 75-90 days
  • 1,200 seeds/oz
$1.80 to $14.50

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A true French cantaloupe that originated in the Poitou-Charentes region circa 1920. Considered by many to be the most divine and flavorful melon in the world. Smooth round melons mature to a creamy gray with faint ribs. Sweet, juicy, orange flesh with a heavenly fragrance. Typically the size of a grapefruit and weighing 2 pounds—perfect for two people. 75-90 days. ±1,200 seeds/oz.

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun