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Ferry-Morse Cantaloupe Seeds, Hale's Best Jumbo
Ferry-Morse Cantaloupe Seeds, Hale's Best Jumbo
Ferry-Morse Cantaloupe Seeds, Hale's Best Jumbo
Ferry-Morse Cantaloupe Seeds, Hale's Best Jumbo
Ferry-Morse Cantaloupe Seeds, Hale's Best Jumbo
Ferry-Morse Cantaloupe Seeds, Hale's Best Jumbo

Ferry-Morse Cantaloupe Seeds, Hale's Best Jumbo

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This melon has a thick, sweet, salmon-orange flesh with a rich, aromatic flavor. It's also high in vitamins A, B, and C.

GROWING INFORMATION

Full Sun

7-10 Days

85 Days

Botanical Name: Cucumis melo

Flavor: Sweet, rich.

Preparation Ideas: Make a cold soup for hot summer days by pureeing the melon, adding juice from 1 lime and a bit of salt.

Plant Type: Fruit

INSTRUCTIONS

Start Hale's Best Jumbo Cantaloupe seeds indoors 4 weeks before transplanting outdoors. CAUTION: Take care not to disturb the roots when transplanting. Or, sow a few seeds over a hill 9"-12" tall and 2' across. When plants are 3" tall, thin to 3 plants per hill. Use a balanced fertilizer to increase yield.

Planting Depth: .5"

Seed Spacing: Sow Hale's Best Jumbo Cantaloupe seeds roughly 4' apart in rows, keeping rows approximately 4' apart.

SUGGESTIONS
Cantaloupe is ready to harvest when it's golden-beige, it has a distinct aroma, and it slips easily from the vine.

 


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