Delicious '51' - (Non-GMO) - Melon - Cantaloupe Seeds (Heirloom)
These are the standard heirloom canteloupe variety. To avoid pests and cold nights they are best to start indoors. These melons grow to 15cm (6") in diameter and typically weigh 1.1kg (2.5lbs). They prefer an non-acidic soil and plenty of warm sunshine for the best growing medium. Will sweeten as they become ripe.
75 Days to Harvest!
Blooming Season Begins: High Summer
Life Cycle: Annual
Propagation: Sow Direct
Days to Emergence: 10 to 14
Light: Full Sun
Growth Habit: Trailing
Height: Medium Tall (30 to 70 cm)
Frost Tolerance: Killed by Frost
Days to Harvest: 75
Degree of Difficulty: Prior Experience Beneficial
Family Name: Chenopodiaceae
Latin: Cucumis melo retictilatus