gourd family, cucurbit family Cucumis melo

Charentais muskmelon

Medium-sized melons with yellow smooth skin. The orange-red flesh is very sweet. Cultivated early the fruits are ripe in August.

Seeding from the beginning to middle of April at a warm location. 2 seeds per 8cm pots. Only lightly cover with soil and keep moist and warm. In very mild climates one can transplant the plantlings in the open from the 20th of May. Distances 100x100cm. Planting in the hot bed, foil tunnel or glass house assure a good yield. Nutrient-rich soil and compost advantageous

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Sowing quantity 8 - 10 g/Are

Item No.
Unit
Price / item
Amount
23210
Portion (ca. 25 plants)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF
23213
5 g (30 seeds/g)
18.70 CHF
0.00 CHF