Charentais Melon

$3.50

  • Organic
  • Fruits grow to grapefruit size and weigh up to 2 pounds
  • Fragrant, juicy, orange flesh
  • Sweet flavor
  • 75-90 days

Melons love 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 last frost.

 

6 in stock

SKU: 1206A P25 Categories: ,

Description

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.