Organic Charentais Melon, 1920 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Charentais Melon, 1920 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - 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

Characteristics: 

  • Organic
  • Fruits grow to grapefruit size and weigh up to 2 pounds
  • Fragrant, juicy, orange flesh
  • Sweet flavor
  • 75-90 days
  • 25 Seeds
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    Instructions - Melons love the heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Seeds will germinate in 4-10 days. Can also be started indoors 2-3 weeks before the last frost.

    Plant 1" deep

    Plant hills, 6-8 seed

    Germinate 7-14 days

    Thin 3-4 plants

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