Organic Noir des Carmes Melon, Heirloom 1600's Melon

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Noir des Carmes Melon, Heirloom 1600's Melon

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - A true French cantaloupe named for the Carmelite monks who once tended it in France. One of the easiest to grow and most luxurious of all melons. Rich black-green skin when immature, ripening to orange mottled with green. Sweet, aromatic, orange flesh; the flavor is complex and deeply satisfying. Tends to split when ripe. Very productive. 75 days. ±1,200 seeds/oz. 

Characteristics:

  • Organic
  • Fruits have dark green skin that ripens to orange
  • The sweet, orange flesh is very aromatic
  • Fruit tends to split when ripe
  • 75 days
  • 25 Seeds per packet 

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

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun

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