gourd family, cucurbit family Cucumis melo

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Charentais Muskmelon (Cantaloupe) Muskmelon

This medium-sized melon has smooth, yellow skin. The orange-red flesh is very sweet. Plant it on time, and it will give sweet relief from the August heat.

Sow from early to mid-April into 8-cm pots in a warm place. Sow two seeds and only lightly cover, keep moist, and warm. In mild climates, young plants can be moved to the outdoors from May 20 and onwards. Space at 100 ✕ 100 cm distance. Plants placed in a hotbed, plastic tunnels or greenhouses guarantee a good harvest. Nutrient-rich soil and compost are beneficial.

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Sowing quantity 8 - 10 g/Are

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